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Reasons to Quit Smoking from the American Heart Association

Last updated 5 years ago

Making the decision to stop smoking is one of the best actions you can take to improve your health. This video explains the many reasons why you should stop smoking and includes some suggestions on how to beat this habit for good.

Choosing to quit smoking is important for several reasons. One, it can significantly decrease your chances of developing cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, emphysema, and many other health problems. Two, it lowers health risks to family and friends who are in the presence of your second-hand smoke. Three, it reduces the significant expense of buying cigarettes. Smoking cessation is a considerable undertaking, but one that you can successfully complete with time and dedication. Watch this complete clip to learn more.

Memorial Hospital can help those who are addicted to smoking. If you want to quit smoking, please call our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line today at (800) 530-3244 for more information.


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