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Stop Smoking

Using Tobacco is a cause of death that is preventable. Roughly 50% of smokers will die of from smoking-related problems.
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Immediately after quitting, there is improvement in your blood circulation and your blood pressure starts to return to normal.  Breathing becomes easier and your risk of getting cancer continues to decrease with the passage of time.


Quitting is not an easy task.  Certain immediate effects of quitting tobacco include weight gain, irritability, and anxiety.  Many fail several times before they quit successfully.  While some quit all of a sudden or "cold turkey," others use step by step manuals, counseling, or medicines or products that help reduce nicotine addiction.  Some people believe e-cigarettes to be effective, though that has not been proven.  Your healthcare provider can help you find the optimal way to help you quit smoking.

Source: Medlineplus