More health benefits
The good news is that quitting smoking decreases not just your risk of cancer but ALSO of other health conditions.
Smoking tobacco, using other forms of tobacco and second-hand smoke exposure can lead to:
- Heart disease
- Heart attack
- Lung disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
By stopping the use of tobacco products and second-hand smoke exposure, you also reduce your risk of developing these health conditions.
- People who quit smoking, whatever their age, can increase the number of years they live compared with those who continue to smoke.
- People who are going to have surgery can lower their risk for complications and problems with healing, by quitting tobacco use.
- Food will taste better!