SMOKING IS NOT GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH,
LOVE YOURSELF BY QUITTING SMOKING
According to the CDC, In the US cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths every year. That is approximately 1 in 5 of all deaths in the U.S. annually. It is estimated that 1 in 2 smokers will die from a smoking-related disease.
Smoking causes damage to nearly every organ in the body and is directly responsible for many diseases. Quitting smoking lowers your risk for smoking-related diseases and can add years to your life(CDC,2017)
About 90% (or 9 out of 10) of all lung cancer deaths are caused by smoking. Smoking causes about 80% (or 8 out of 10) of all deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease, cancers, the respiratory disease just to mention a few. Remember smoking has a harmful effect on every system in your body. Leave a quality life, add more years to your life by quitting smoking. Learn and adopt healthy ways to quite your smoking habits.
According to CDC:
Quitting smoking reduces your cardiovascular risks such as against diseases conditions such as stroke, coronary artery diseases.
Just 1 year after quitting smoking, your risk for a heart attack drops sharply.
Within 2 to 5 years after quitting smoking, your risk for stroke may reduce to about that of a nonsmoker’s.
If you quit smoking, your risks for cancers of the mouth, throat, oesophagus, and bladder drop by half within 5 years.
Ten years after you quit smoking, your risk for lung cancer drops by half.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2017). Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking. Smoking and Death https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/index.html
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