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Smoking: How it Affects Your Body and How to Give Up.

Smoking is bad for you.

  • Smokers have a limited sense of smell.
  • Both active and passive smokers are at a greater risk of developing chest infections.
  • Smokers are at greater risk of developing cancer, especially in the throat and lungs.
  • People with asthma who are exposed to smoke may experience significant worsening of their condition.
  • Having smokers’ breath and constantly smelling of cigarettes.

Some Great Reasons for Quitting

Smoking cessation is one of the most important things you will ever do.

Here is why:


Get Support and Encouragement

The more counselling you have, the better your chances are of quitting.

Learn New Skills and Behaviours

Get Medication and Use it Correctly

If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant; are under age 18; smoking fewer than 10 cigarettes per day; or have a medical condition, talk to your doctor or pharmacist the before taking any medications.

Be Prepared for Relapse or Difficult Situations

Most relapses occur within the first three months after quitting. Do not be discouraged if you start smoking again. Remember, most people try several times before they finally quit

Here are some difficult situations to watch for:

Finally, good luck, stay smoke free and healthy

Dr Vasos can help you give up smoking.

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