Quit Smoking during the Great American Smokeout!

This November 21st, begin your journey on the path to a healthier lifestyle and participate in the Great American Smokeout.  Join others around the country and make plans to quit smoking for good!

Benefits of Quitting:

  • 20 minutes after quitting: Your heart rate and blood pressure drop.
  • 3 weeks after quitting: Your physical symptoms of nicotine addiction end.
  • 1 to 9 months after quitting: Your coughing and shortness of breath decrease.
  • Within 5 years of quitting: Your chance for cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus and bladder is cut in half.
  • 10 years after quitting: Your risk of dying from lung cancer drops by half.

Resources to Help You Quit:

  • For support to help you quit, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).
  • www.smokefree.gov

 

Source: www.cdc.gov

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