Benefits of Quitting Smoking

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There are so many reasons to quit smoking, and absolutely none to continue smoking. Sure, you may enjoy smoking, but the addiction is doing nothing but catastrophic things to your body, setting the stage for health problems and diseases—both chronic and fatal—which may seem far-off and unreal right now, but ones that are as real the last cigarette you smoked.

By quitting smoking, you will Instantly feel better about yourself and you will experience some amazing benefits, such as the following:

  • • Your sense of taste will improve, and your favorite foods will be so much more delicious;
  • • Your sense of smell will improve, and you’ll be amazed and thrilled at all the fragrances you’ve been missing;
  • • Your teeth will be whiter;
  • • Your fingers won’t be stained with cigarette tar;
  • • Your clothes will no longer smell like smoke;
  • • Your breath will be fresh;
  • • Your lungs will be able to breathe deeper and more full;
  • • You won’t cough as often;
  • • You will lower your risks for numerous health problems, ranging from dozens of different cancers, heart disease, heart attack, stroke, vision problems, premature wrinkling of the skin, lupus, gum disease, acid reflux, peptic ulcers, infertility, and more.
  • • You will have more money in your pocket
  • • You will have far greater control over your life
  • • You will no longer be concerned with having cigarettes for the morning, or for a long drive;

Don’t wait any longer. Quit smoking now, and give yourself the benefit of a longer, happier, and healthier life.

To get tips on quitting, click here .

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To see how smoking affects various organ systems in your body, http://www.readytoquit.com/content/articles/smoking-effects "> click here .

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