Long-Term Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Common Smoking Death Statistics
Common Smoking Death Statistics
Nearly four out of five smokers want to quit. And almost half of all adult smokers have already quit because it doesn’t matter how old you are or how long you have smoked you become healthier and stronger each day you don’t smoke.

Smoking is responsible for nearly half a million deaths each year and nearly 40 percent of them are from cancer. After you quit smoking you are adding days to your life. You’ve greatly lowered your risk of death from lung cancer and many other diseases, such as;

  • Emphysema
  • Stroke
  • Heart Disease
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Many Other Cancers

Of course there are health benefits of quitting smoking for you but you should also consider the benefits for those around you. You’ve just cut back on dangerous second-hand smoke for your loved ones. When you quit smoking you set a good example. You show your children and other young people that are looking up to you that life without smoking is longer, healthier, and happier.

With all the time you spent damaging your body you might feel that there isn’t any use quitting, but there is and you can speed up the recovery process by detoxing your lungs of the harmful effects of smoking.