Tip: Harms of Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting

Smoking is linked to 1 in every 5 deaths.

Why Should I quit SmokingSmoking is linked to 1 in every 5 deaths.  Smoking is associated with 29% of all cancer deaths, 87% of all lung cancer deaths, and nearly 20% of all deaths from heart disease.  Smoking accelerates the drying and wrinkling of the skin, increases the buildup in plaque in arteries, can lead to chronic bronchitis and emphysema, reduces bone mass and can lead to impotence.

Call to Action:

Quitting smoking is beneficial at any age.  Quitting smoking will help you live longer, feel better, breathe easier, smell better and have more energy.

If you smoke, please consider stopping.  I made this my New Year’s Resolution for January 1, 1980! That’s right, 33 years ago and I’ve never smoked again! The New Year is right around the corner, you can do it too!

To your wellness,

Lynn

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