What If You Stop Smoking Now?

What if you stop smoking at this very moment? Have you ever thought about the benefits it could cause to your body, to society, and to the environment? Gone were the days when cigarette smoking is a cool thing. Gone were the days when cigarette smoking is legal indoors. Gone were the days when people do not know the bad effects it could bring to many peoples lives. Gone were the days when cigarette smoking is not known to cause many deaths. Now, have you wondered if you could save the world if you quit smoking ciggies? Advanced technology and research has discovered the many effects that cigarette smoking can bring to our lives.

  1. More Money Saved – Quitting today will decrease daily expenses. Cigarettes can be very expensive or very cheap depending on what country you live in but it is a guarantee that you are saving money because when you quit smoking, you are decreasing the chances of developing coronary heart diseases, degenerative lung complications and many cancers.
  2. More Self-worth and Self-condifence – Are you ashamed of smoking? A lot of people in the society are aware of the negative effects of smoking. Thanks to new knowledge and technology, people have been health conscious. If you are ashamed of smoking and having an impulsive behavior, maybe it’s best to quit whatever that thing that makes you feel down. Quitting smoking cigarettes will increase your self-worth because it is a sign that you love your health and yourself. When you love yourself, you increase your confidence. You are now ready for other challenges because you have worked on your impulsivity and discipline.
  3. More Self-control and Discipline – When the people around you doesn’t want to engage in second hand smoking, you stop yourself from smoking because you feel that they deserve that respect. You are now more in control of yourself. This defines discipline and you don’t need anyone to remind you of it.
  4. No more Stinky Clothes and Rooms – If you are smoking in private or in public, you and the people around you can smell that you had smoked because it leaves an odor in your clothing, materials, bags, and clings to the walls of your room.
  5. More Stamina and Endurance – You can complete more tasks without fatigue. You have more stamina and endurance, ready for any challenge that come your way.
  6. No more Smoker’s Cough – Say goodbye to developing a smoker’s cough. If you quit today, then you decrease the chances of developing lung symptoms such as the smoker’s cough. No more productive sputum in the morning. You can now sing and talk without the gibberish, crackling sounds.
  7. No more Nasal Congestions or Sinusitis – Cigarette smoking can have several chemicals and irritants that are foreign bodies to our respiratory system. Smoking destroys the ciliated cells in the respiratory system that functions to remove debris and mucous to clear the airway. When these are destroyed, you have lesser power and ability to clear the airways. This leads to other symptoms such as nasal congestions or sinusitis that further block the airways.
  8. Prettier Skin – Yes, quitting cigarettes have several benefits to the skin. Smoking cigarettes can bring about aging in skin in about 10 times more than a non-smoker. Save yourself from those fine lines and wrinkles. Have a younger looking skin now.
  9. No more Heartburn, Hyperacidity, And Indigestion – Smoking stimulates the increase of hydrochloric acid secretion of the stomach. An increase in the acidity of the stomach acids can lead to symptoms such as heartburn and hyperacidity. When these are left untreated, it could also lead to other more serious diseases such as stomach and duodenal ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Indigestion can really be uncomfortable and produce a painful stomach. Love your tummy as much as you love your health. Afterall, the general condition of the gastrointestinal system superiorly affects the overall nutritional status of a person. 
  10. Decreased Accidents And Fires – a huge number of accidents such as fires were reported from smoking with cigarettes that are left. Don’t lose your huge properties and savings because of a house fire. More seriously, don’t let fires kill you or the people you love.
  11. Whiter Teeth – Everybody wants a whiter teeth. Yellow, brownish teeth are caused by the nicotine stains and tar that you get from cigarette smoking. This can be difficult to remove with just an ordinary brushing. Most of the times, you will be needing a dental professional to successfully remove these stains or pay huge money for whitening supplies in the market.
  12. Improved Asthma And Allergies Symptoms – Say goodbye to the symptoms of asthma and allergies. Prevent any life-threatening conditions such as an acute exacerbation of asthma attack or severe allergies from smoking. Prevent the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
  13. Good Influence To The Younger Generation – Cigarette has been a popular culture in the past. Stopping the trend can be achievable if you show the younger generation the right example. Be an example yourself and stop them from trying or learning how to smoke. Don’t just preach. Don’t be a hypocrite. Make yourself a good example.
  14. Increased Zest To Do Exercise – Ever felt of not being able to start going to the gym because of fear of fatigability. Well it really happens because smoking can decrease stamina and endurance, preventing you to workout productively. How can you burn more calories or be able to build more muscle if you have a lifestyle such as smoking. If you quit today, you can have all the energy and zest to workout your body.
  15. No more Guilt Feelings – Avoid having the guilt feelings of subjecting other people and most especially, the people you love to second hand smoking. Avoid the guilt for the harm you impose to yourself for smoking.

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