Smoking Cessation - Stop Smoking Service
Giving up smoking is one of the most important things any smoker can do for the future of their health and wellbeing.
We run stop smoking clinics every day (Monday - Friday), please contact Reception, at either surgery, to book your appointment for free stop smoking advice today.
Our stop smoking advisors are fully trained to provide you with the necessary support you will need to stop smoking.
The health benefits of stopping smoking over a period of time:-
Blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal. Circulation improves in hands and feet making them warmer.
Oxygen levels in the blood return to normal. Chances of a heart attack start to fall.
Carbon monoxide is eliminated from the body. The lungs start to clear out mucus and other debris.
Nicotine is no longer detectable in the body. The ability to taste and smell is improved.
Breathing becomes easier as the bronchial tubes relax. Energy levels increase.
Circulation improves throughout the body making walking easier.
Breathing problems such as coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing improve. Overall lung function is increased by 5-10%.
The risk of a heart attack falls to about half of that of a smoker.
The risk of lung cancers falls to about half of that of a smoker. The risk of a heart attack falls to about the same as someone who has never smoked.