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Quitting Smoking

Tobacco use is the most common preventable cause of death. About half of the people who don't quit smoking will die of smoking-related problems. Quitting smoking is important for your health.

Soon after you quit, your circulation begins to improve, and your blood pressure starts to return to normal. Your sense of smell and taste return, and it's easier for you to breathe. In the long term, giving up tobacco can help you live longer. Your risk of getting cancer decreases with each year you stay smoke-free.

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  1. Quitting Smoking (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... quit smoking will die of smoking-related problems. Quitting smoking is important for your health. Soon after you ...
  2. ... et al. Interventions for preventing weight gain after smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2021;10(10):CD006219. ... Hartmann-Boyce J, Taylor AH. Exercise interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2019;(10):CD002295. PMID: ...
  3. Quitting smoking and other nicotine products, including e-cigarettes, before surgery can improve your recovery and outcome after ... weeks before your surgery. Stretching the time between quitting smoking and your surgery out to at least 10 ...
  4. 5 Things to Know about Complementary Health Approaches for Quitting Smoking From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    Quitting Smoking/Treatments and Therapies ... Quitting Smoking ... National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health ... From the National Institutes of Health
  5. The many methods of quitting smoking include counseling and support groups, nicotine replacement therapy, prescription medications, and incremental reduction.
  6. Quitting Smoking for Older Adults From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    Quitting Smoking/Older Adults
  7. Smoking during Pregnancy Video (March of Dimes Foundation)  
    ... Smoking is addictive and harmful to your health. Quitting smoking can help reduce your risk for cancer and ... pregnancy is bad for you and your baby. Quitting smoking, even if you’re already pregnant, can make ...
  8. Healthy Living, Healthy Vision (Prevent Blindness America)  
    Eye Care/Start Here ... Eye Care ... Prevent Blindness America ... Good health is an important part of good vision. The healthier you are, the better chance you have ...
  9. ... of a non-smoker. Other health benefits of quitting smoking include: Lower chance of blood clots in the ... American Cancer Society website. Health benefits of quitting smoking over time. ... . Updated November 10, 2020. Accessed November 30, ...
  10. ... cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/guide-quitting-smoking.html . Accessed March 23, 2023. George TP. Nicotine ... 23, 2023. US Preventive Services Task Force. Tobacco smoking cessation in adults, including pregnant persons: interventions. US Preventive ...
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