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11 Reasons Why You Must Quit Smoking Today

Smoking is bad for your health, but exactly how quitting make life better? Here are the ways your life/health will improve when you stop smoking.

11 Reasons Why You Must Quit Smoking Today

11 Reasons Why You Must Quit Smoking Today

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1. Quitting smoking leads to better sex

1. Quitting smoking leads to better sex

Stopping smoking improves the body's blood flow, so improves sensitivity. Men who stop smoking may get better erections.

2. Stopping smoking improves fertility

2. Stopping smoking improves fertility

Non-smokers find it easier to get pregnant and it improves the chances of giving birth to a healthy baby.

3. Stop smoking can give you wrinkle free skin

3. Stop smoking can give you wrinkle free skin

Stopping smoking has been found to slow facial ageing and delay the appearance of wrinkles.

4. Ex-smokers have whiter teeth

4. Ex-smokers have whiter teeth

Giving up tobacco stops teeth becoming stained, and you'll have fresher breath.

5. Leaving smoking lets you breathe easier

5. Leaving smoking lets you breathe easier

People breathe more easily and cough less when they give up smoking because their lung capacity improves by up to 10% within nine months.

6. Quit smoking to live longer

6. Quit smoking to live longer

Smokers die early from smoking related diseases. Quitting not only adds years to your life, but it also greatly improves the chance of a disease-free, happier old age.

7. Ditch the cigarettes and feel less stressed

7. Ditch the cigarettes and feel less stressed

Improved level oxygen helps you to concentrate better and increases mental well being.

8. Stop smoking for more energy

 8. Stop smoking for more energy

Within two to 12 weeks of stopping smoking, your circulation improves. This makes all physical activity, including walking and running, much easier.

9. Smoke-free homes protect your loved ones

9. Smoke-free homes protect your loved ones

By stopping smoking you'll be protecting the health of your non-smoking friends and family.

10. If you quit smoking, it improves smell and taste.

10. If you quit smoking, it improves smell and taste.

Kicking the smoking habit gives your senses of smell and taste a boost.

11. Risk of heart attack decreases within 24 hours

11. Risk of heart attack decreases within 24 hours

The heart attack rate for smokers is 70 percent higher than for nonsmokers. But, believe or not, just one full day after quitting smoking, your risk for heart attack will already have begun to drop.

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