Reasons to Quit Smoking
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If you need Reasons to Quit Smoking you don't need to look any further. This information will help you to make an informed decision. The diagram above displays over 20 very important reasons to quit smoking. These are the various health risks that every smoker faces each and every day of their life by continuing to smoke. The risk taken by smoking is not worth the possible outcome that you may have to face and suffer with one day.
Every smoker needs to face the reality that they are addicted to nicotine and they will have difficulty quitting on their own. The majority of smokers will not be able to quit smoking without some type of help. Our program Quit Smoking in 30 Days or Less backs their claim up with a 30 Day Money-Back Guarantee. If you are not able to quit smoking in 30 days or less, you will simply get your money-back. We take all of the risk! So, what do you have to lose? Make the right decision today and live a happier and healthier life as a non-smoker tomorrow.
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- Smoking is definitely reducing your spendable income. Depending on where you live, a single pack of cigarettes can cost over $6.00 and if you only smoke a pack a day... thatís approximately $180 a month, or $2,200 a year! A 40 year smoking habit will cost you about $88,000 and that does not include any expenses for medical treatment.
Lets take this one step further. If you currently smoke 2 packs of cigarettes a day you will spend $176,000 in 40 years and $264,000 if you smoke 3 packs a day. That's what you call burning-up money!. If you are smoking 2 packs a day and you are able to quit smoking, you can buy yourself a new $44,000 automobile every 10 years for 40 years.
- Smokers have to live with a terrible breath odor called halitosis (persistent bad breath), and thereís no mint in the world that can cover up the smell of a pack-a-day habit.
- You donít just smell like cigarettes while youíre smoking, you reek of them all day long. The scent of stale cigarettes saturates your hair and clothes and follows you wherever you go, including your vehicle, your work and your home.
- When addicted to nicotine, you no longer have complete control over your actions. Quit smoking and rediscover a sense of control over your life.
- Medical studies have shown that smoking is a major cause of depression. If you quit smoking you will become more optimistic about life in general.
- Smoking causes sticky, black tar to build up in your lungs, which greatly reduce the exchange of oxygen, carbon dioxide and various nutrients between its tissues and the bloodstream. Improved lung function and circulation can take up to three months.
- Smokers have a more difficult time breathing and are more likely to develop painful chronic coughing due to the increase in phlegm production in the lungs. Your body begins the healing process just 12 hours after the last time that you smoke.
- Smokers risk developing cancer of the mouth, throat and lungs, as well as asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Smokers are also more prone to develop high blood pressure, high LDL (bad) cholesterol, stroke, and heart disease.
- A smokerís risk of dying from a heart attack is 2 to 4 times greater than non-smokers.
- Individuals who smoke cigarettes have a higher risk of death from coronary heart disease than those that smoke cigars and pipes (providing they don't inhale).
- A recent study found that non-smokers who were exposed to secondhand smoke were 25% more likely to have coronary heart disease. Quit smoking and save lives!
- Approximately 1 out of every 5 deaths in the United States can be contributed to tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, pipes and smokeless tobacco).
- It has been documented that tobacco products kill more Americans than AIDS, drugs, homicides, fires and auto accidents combined.
- It is estimated that 1 out of every 3 smokers will eventually die from a tobacco-related disease. That's not very good odds!
- Over 50,000 people in the United States die each year from secondhand smoke.
- Medical studies show that smokers get more colds, flu, bronchitis and pneumonia than non-smokers. These medical expenses definitely add to your cost of smoking.
- Women, please pay attention to this bit of information. Smokers have 10 times more wrinkles, at an earlier age, than non-smokers!
- Smoking restricts blood vessels and it can prevent oxygen and nutrients from reaching the skin, which is why the skin of many smokers often appear pale and unhealthy. For the most part, smokers also have yellowing teeth, fingers and fingernails.
- Smokers are 5 times more likely to suffer for years from chronic pulmonary diseases like emphysema and bronchitis than non-smokers.
- Recent medical studies have shown that male smokers are at a higher risk for erectile dysfunction. Now add the expense to eliminate this problem to your cost of smoking.
- Medical studies have also found that female smokers may have a harder time getting pregnant than non-smokers. Couples that smoke are currently spending millions of dollars every year trying to eliminate this problem.
- Any woman that smokes during her pregnancy is more likely to experience an ectopic pregnancy, which occurs when a fertilized egg begins to develop in the fallopian tube instead of in the uterus. Ectopic pregnancies can be fatal for both mother and baby.
- Women who smoke during pregnancy are also more likely to deliver prematurely or miscarry. Other risks to the babyís health include lower birth weight and birth defects.
- Only about 30% of women who smoke, actually stop smoking when they find out that they are pregnant. This means that about 70% will most likely experience problem pregnancies and unhealthy or deformed babies. Smoking is just not worth it!
- Neonatal health care costs in the United States has been estimated to be in excess of $365,000,000 a year. These medical expenses have been attributed to mothers that smoked during pregnancy. What a price to pay for smoking!
- Women who smoke and take oral contraceptives dramatically increase their risk of heart disease and stroke.
- Children, for the most part, like to imitate their parents. So if you smoke in front of your children, theyíre likely to copy your smoking habits when they're teenagers.
- Children that are raised by smokers have been found to be generally less active and develop poor nutrition skills. If you want to positively shape the futures of your children and the other children around you, quit smoking and be a healthy role model.
- Parents that smoke affect their children's health, which includes asthma, increased frequency of colds and ear infections, and sudden infant death syndrome.
- Not only is smoking a bad influence on those around you, itís killing them too. You canít contain cigarette smoke, which means that innocent people constantly breathe in your secondhand smoke and will suffer the consequences.
- Children and adults who are exposed to secondhand smoke are at a higher risk of developing lung cancer and heart disease, as well as other respiratory problems.
- Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke are particularly at risk for developing asthma. Your children don't deserve to live with a health condition like that!
- Smoking definitely reduces athletic performance. Athletes who smoke usually can't compete with non-smokers because the physical effects of smoking (rapid heartbeat, decreased circulation, and shortness of breath) impair sports performance.
- Smokers have a greater risk of injury and a slower healing time than non-smokers. Common sports injuries, such as damage to tendons and ligaments will heal more slowly in smokers because smoking affects the body's ability to produce collagen.
- All forms of tobacco including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and smokeless tobacco are hazardous to your health. It doesn't help to substitute products that seem to be better for you like filtered or low-tar cigarettes. The only way to win the battle against nicotine addiction is to become a non-smoker just as soon as possible!
- The longer that you continue to smoke, the more damage that you'll do to your body! The damage that you have already caused to your lungs cannot be repaired.
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