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Why should you quit smoking now?

April 6th, 2018
Why should you quit smoking now?
Did you Know: The direct impact of cigarettes falls on the lungs, which is not related to the diet. Therefore, cigarettes will also harm if you take a healthy diet.
Almost every person addicted to smoking is well aware that it is injurious to their health but still they do not feel like quitting it.  Usually, people get this habit in their teenage and then find it difficult to quit it at adult age. Many efforts have made by the government and the healthcare organizations to make people realize the need of quitting smoking. However, nobody can stop it till the realization come from within. Below we have given the top 10 reasons for which you should stop now. 

Damage respiratory system 

Smoking has the most prominent impact on the human respiratory system. Due to this, the cilia in the lungs are clogged and the tar lining is created in the lungs.  Some of the diseases that occur due to it include chronic bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sore throat, sinusitis and lung cancer. If you desire to make your lungs healthy and protect your respiratory system then quitting this habit is the best option you have.

Adverse effect on mental health

People who are indulged in this bad practice are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia as compared to non-smokers. Moreover, the smokers suffer from other mental conditions including stress disorder, depression, mood disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental health conditions.

Risk of getting strokes increases

Due to smoking, the blood of the person thicken and the chances of forming blood clots increases. Due to this, the blood is not able to reach to your brain due to which a person may get a stroke.  A stroke may cause serious medical conditions like paralysis, partial blindness, poor motor and speech skills and even death.

Fasten the aging process

This habit significantly accelerates the procedure of aging that contributes to sagging skin, premature wrinkles, age spots, and fine lines. It damages the tissues and deprives the skin of oxygen that makes the skin loose its natural youthfulness. Giving up smoking can help you to improve the overall health of the people and rejuvenates their skin.

Low Infertility

The chances of conceiving become very less if any of parents is a smoker and the chances of miscarriage also increase. This practice affects the eggs and causes ovulation problems. Further, it damages your cervix and fallopian tubes. Thus if any couple desire to become parents then they should quit it now.
 
Cause of 2 types of diabetes
 
Due to smoking cells and tissue are damaged which causes inflammation moreover, it causes oxidative stress which are the high-risk factors for diabetes. 

Bladder Cancer

Most of us don’t realize this but smoking is the one of the significant risk factors for bladder cancer. The smokers are at least 3 times as likely to get bladder cancer as nonsmokers. 
 
Hair loss
 
Smoking releases a lot of toxins in your body that damage the hormones and the follicles. Experts have always speculated that cigarette smoke may accelerate hair loss and premature graying.  It causes hair loss in two ways by reducing the blood circulation to the extremities and polluting the blood.
 
Slower the process of wound healing
 
Smoking elongates the process of curing bone fractures and surgical wounds. Cigarette smoke consists of toxins like nicotine, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen cyanide due to which the wound healing process is undermined.
 
Erectile Dysfunction
 
According to research smoking is a major factor in erectile dysfunction. Due to smoking the plaque is building up in the arteries and the blood flow is obstructed. It is believed that men who smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day had a 60% higher risk of developing erectile dysfunction. 
 
Conclusion
 
Do you think all these reasons are not enough to quit smoking?  If yes then you must reconsider your decision. Smoking is not only harmful to the people doing it rather it causes the adverse impact on the second-hand smokers also. To sum up we would just like to say Quit smoking now or regret later!
 

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