Every time you light up a cigarette you are saying that your life Isn't worth living...Quit Smoking Today!

 

Quit for the People in Your Life. By quitting smoking,you are protecting those you love. Smoking not only harms your health, but it hurts the health of those around you: exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of lung cancer and heart disease in healthy nonsmokers. 

   Why should you Quit?

Just thinking about quitting may make you anxious. But your chances will be better if you get ready first. Quitting works best when you’re prepared. Before you quit, START by taking these five important steps:

S = Set a quit date.

T = Tell family, friends, and coworkers that you plan to quit.

A = Anticipate and plan for the challenges you’ll face while quitting.

R = Remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from your home, car, and work.

T = Talk to your doctor about getting help to quit.

       How to prepare to quit.

It's hard to tackle the physical addiction to nicotine. Cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance found naturally in tobacco. It travels quickly to the brain when it is inhaled and can cause a feeling of temporary relaxation and/or stress relief.

 

The reason why Quitting is so Difficult.

  1. Find Your Reason. To get motivated, you need a powerful, personal reason to quit.Consider Nicotine-Replacement Therapy.

  2. Learn About Prescription Pills.

  3. Lean on Your Loved Ones.

  4. Give Yourself a Break.

  5. Avoid Alcohol and Other Triggers.

  6. Clean House.



Quiting Tips

       The bad effects of smoking

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the United States, according to Drug Abuse.org. According to the CDC, smoking cigarettes causes approximately 480,000 premature deaths in the U.S. each and every year. An additional 16 million people suffer from debilitating diseases caused by smoking cigarettes.