How much does Smoking have an effect on your health?
- Smoking is the main cause of lung disease which means that you are deliberately harming your body and that damage cannot be reversed.
- The risk of you developing a heart disease is increased.
- Smoking can cause Cancer for example smoking causes more than four in five cases of lung cancer and this is one of the most common causes of death in the UK.
- More than half of all smokers eventually die from Cancer or other illnesses that are related to smoking.
As you can see there are many ways in which your body suffers due to smoking!
Why should you quit smoking?
- You should quit smoking as you will be able to see the changes in your life and health which is motivating!
- Second-hand smoke does not only affect you but it also affects the people that are around you.
- You will reduce your risk of gaining an illness.
- You will see a change in your breathing and general fitness.
- Smoking is expensive! You will be saving much more money for example if you smoke a pack a day you could save yourself over £3000 a year!
Click here to find out more information on how to quit smoking for good and take a look at what support is out there for you! Take the first step today for a smoke-free life!
What is Breathe 2025?
- Breathe 2025 aim is to inspire a smoke-free generation.
- The Breathe 2025 vision is to see the next generation of children born and raised in a place free from tobacco, where smoking is unusual.
Take part and unite to stub out smoking for good on National No Smoking Day. No excuses, take action and change your future for the better. Be proud to be a quitter!