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This #NoSmokingDay 2020 we’re looking at how you’d feel one year later if you were to quit smoking for good on March 11th.

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After one year you would be 50% less likely to have a heart attack
or a stroke
Tiredness and shortness of breath will be a thing of the past.
Cilia, the air sacks in your lungs, will have regrown and healed
some of the damage caused by smoking
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You’ll be feeling fitter than ever before and able to walk long distances and do exercise without becoming short of breath
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You’ll look in the mirror and you’ll notice that your hair and skin are
in much better condition
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Your bank balance will be looking far healthier too. Since giving up
smoking a year ago, you’ll have saved £3796 if you smoked 20-a-day
and £1898 if you smoked 10-a-day
The smell of smoke lingering on your clothes and in your
home would be a thing of the past
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Your future is looking bright. Within another four years, your risk of
developing diabetes will be the same as that of a non-smoker
In 9 years, you’ll hit the 10-year smoke free mark when your chance of death from lung cancer is half that of a smoker
You’ll notice an improvement in your mental health now you are free from an addiction that destroys lives.
Cigarette cravings will be a distant memory and you will no longer be ruled by the highs and lows of nicotine addiction
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The tar in your respiratory system will be eliminated and your
voice will be clear again

There are many positive reasons for trying to quit this #NoSmokingDay2020

However, quitting alone isn’t easy and you are far more likely to succeed with help and behavioural support. Help Me Quit is a FREE NHS service in Wales that can help you stop smoking. Give their team a call today or pop into your local pharmacy for advice and support

0808 250 6061

 

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