High Rise of Smoking

Seriously, Stop Smoking; Start Saving Yourself

The day you stop smoking, your body starts to repair itself. After five days most nicotine has left your body. After three months your lung function begins to improve. After a year your risk of lung cancer is lower and your risk of a heart attack has halved as well. After fifteen years your risk of heart attack and stroke is almost the same as that of a person who has never smoked. Every cigarette you don't smoke is bringing you back to health. Quitting against cigarettes can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding things a person can do. Majority of the smoking victims say they would like to quit and may have tried at least once. Some are successful the first time, but many others try a number of times before they finally give up for good. Stop smoking today and you will save your own life.

There are many various strategies to help you quit smoking. Quitline is a telephone service available to smokers who want to stop. Quitline is operated by friendly professional advisors who are there to help you. They have experienced many situations among anonymous smokers and have helped thousands of Australians to quit. They know how hard it can be to quit smoking and are never judgemental about people who smoke. Quitline is available from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday. If you are thinking about quitting, or even if you are not ready yet but want some more information, call the Quitline to speak with an advisor to find out what kind of help is offered. Watch this video is see how Quitline works and can benefit you.

There is the option of using nicotine replacement products or prescription medications to help you stop smoking which can double your chances of successful quitting. The medications help reduce withdrawal symptoms which include cravings, irritability, mood swings and anxiety. Smoking is often also connected to habits and emotions, so it is possible for you to feel a sense of desire in situations where you used to smoke. Support from the Quitline, a health professional, can help you take care of these situations. If you have any medical conditions, consuming any type of medication, pregnant or breastfeeding you should consult with your pharmacist or doctor before using certain products.