A 10-Point Plan for Wellness (Without Being Overwhelmed)

Why Every Smoker Needs To Quit The Habit

Every smoker probably understands the heath risks associated with the habit. The risks are sometimes high and might cause death. Even for those who appear healthy, there is a great risk in developing heath complications in future. Lung cancer, heart problems and respiratory infections are some of the common health risks known. Health aside, here are other reasons to quit the habit.

The cost of buying cigarettes is a daily liability. Smokers who quit the habit make numerous savings from this burden. Cumulatively these are amounts that can solve other important financial obligations.

Secondary smokers are at a higher risk of the effects of smoking. It is the smokers who put these health non-smokers at risk hence endangering their health. A high risk patient of heart attack can have the condition triggered by a small amount of secondary smoke.

Cigarettes contain chemicals that have an effect on the mind. Important senses are lost due to these chemicals. Quitting smoking is the only way these senses can be restored.

Smokers age faster as a result of fast development of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin. Health research also indicates that the chemicals contained in cigarettes also fuel the aging process through biochemical changes in the body. Skin cells are deprived of oxygen and slowed blood flow on the skin.

Smoking increase infection of coughs and colds. The habit increases the risk of infection by bacteria responsible for the health problems. The body’s immune system is also made weaker by smoking. Quitting smoking for a month greatly improves the immune system.

The habit limits engagement in physical exercise. Any activity for a long time tends to make the smoker run out of breath. The heart and the lungs are overburdened by smoke hence the loss of breath in exercising.

Every body part of the smoker carries the smell of smoke. Non-smokers easily detect this and tend to keep away from the smoker for fresh air. The best remedy for this problem is to quit smoking.

Smoking has been cited as a big hindrance in relationships and dating. Non-smokers find it hard to spend time with a smoker limiting the dating options. Increase in potential dating and life partners can be attained by keeping away from the smoking habit and maintaining fresh smell.

Teeth stains are known to result from smoking. Chemicals from the smoke erode the enamel coating the teeth resulting in browning. If not observed, this can lead to loss of teeth as well as increased risk of gum infections.

Nothing disgusts as cigarette butts within the home. Being a regular habit, it means there will be something that makes the home untidy. Maintaining better standards can only be achieved by quitting the habit. It is also a bigger step in maintain personal cleanliness alongside a tidy home.