Stop smoking services

The benefits of stopping smoking

With our support and medication, you are 3 times more likely to stop for good

The benefits of stopping smoking

After 20 minutes

Pulse rate returns to normal. Contrary to common belief you will feel less stressed! NRT helps combat cravings which can be interpreted as stress.

After 8 hours

Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in the blood reduce by more than half and oxygen levels return to normal.

After 48 hours

Carbon monoxide and nicotine levels will return to normal. Lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris. Ability to taste and smell is improved.

After 72 hours

Breathing becomes easier. Bronchial tubes begin to relax and energy levels increase.

After 2 to 12 weeks

Your circulation improves. No more cold hands and feet.

After 3 to 9 months

Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve as lung function increases by up to 10%.

After 1 year

Risk of heart disease is about half compared with a person who is still smoking.

After 10 years

Risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker.

After 15 years

Risk of heart attack falls to the same as someone who has never smoked.

Contact the stop smoking service

Telephone: 01702 212000

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