Dangers Of Smoking
Cigarettes: "You take my breath away"....
Smoking Causes... Cancer, Heart disease, Stroke, and Lung disease (including emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic airway obstruction).
On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers.
In the United States, approximately 3,900 young people between 12 and 17 years of age smoke there first cigarette, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.
Approximately 70% of smokers want to quit completely.
Some Harmful Chemicals In Cigarettes
Nicotine: One of the most addictive substances known to man, A powerful and fast-acting medical & non-medical POISON.
Carbon Monoxide: Odorless, tasteless, & POISONOUS GAS, rapidly fatal in large amounts, the same gas that comes out of car exhausts, it is the main gas in cigarette smoke.
Some ways to quit smoking....
Practice Relaxation Techniques: Maybe having a stress ball or doing something with your hands.
Remind yourself of the Benefits: Reminding yourself your doing this to benefit you and your loved ones could help with the daily struggles of wanting to smoke.