Smoking is ranked number one as the most preventable cause of death in the US, and there are more five thousands chemical components which can be found in cigarettes and actually hundreds of them are really dangerous to health. In fact that there are many reasons why you should quit and we shall demonstrate them in this article.
there is a new study by Johns Hopkins that suggests smokers are 4 times as likely to report feeling not rested after a night’s sleep, the reasons seems to be that nicotine withdrawal each night can be a major contribution to sleep disturbance.
It is scientifically proven that smoking affects the blood circulation in the body adversely, so once you quit smoking, the chances of getting cold hands and feet will go down.
Also smoking cigarettes affects the enzymes that the liver produces which process certain drugs. That is why smokers need to up their doses to get the same effect as non-smokers.
You will decrease the chances of accidently burning down your house, as a new study shows that smokers were up to 6.6 times more likely to start fires in their houses, cigarettes is ranked the leading cause of death from residential fires.
Decreasing the risk of heart diseases and heart attack, as a smoker is nearly 2 to 4 times more likely to develop coronary heart disease than people who don’t smoke.
Reducing the chances of getting brain tumors, because lung cancer is most likely to spread in the brain itself according to the American College of Radiology.
Do you want to have more bright teeth and have a healthy gum? If your answer is yes, then you know what to do. Smoking actually ruins your teeth and reduces the gum’s health drastically.
It is widely known that smoking also make the process of skin aging a lot faster than normal rate. Because it narrows the skin’s blood vessels and it also damages the tissues which give the skin elasticity and strength, you will develop wrinkles early than usual.
When you stop smoking, two things happen; your smell sense improves and your tasting of food becomes a lot better, so you will enjoy every meal and restore your appetite.
Smoking is one of the major causes of depression, and if you already depressed, your case will be worse when you smoke.
Second hand smoke is really dangerous on babies, as any exposure to it may lead to higher risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and your kids are twice more likely to be smokers when they grow up than a non-smoker’s kids. Don’t you think your kids health is worthy of you quitting? Start by being a role model to your kids today.
Your workout in the gym will be much more beneficial because smoking causes monoxide to seep into the blood, this causes the amount of oxygen carried to your muscles to me more less than usual. If you are considering quitting smoking, do it today and not tomorrow, because one day really makes a difference.