Why Quit

How will my health benefit?

  • You will reduce your risk of developing illness, disability or death caused by cancer, heart or lung disease.
  • You will reduce your risk of gangrene or amputation caused by circulatory problems.
  • You will reduce the risk of going blind or developing cataracts.
  • You will improve your fertility levels and your chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby.
  • You will improve your breathing and general fitness.
  • You will enjoy the taste of food more.
  • You will protect the health of those around you by not exposing them to second-hand smoke.

How will my lifestyle improve?

  • You will save money – as much as several hundred pounds a month, if you’re a heavy smoker. Check the NHS cost calculator to find out how much you will save.
  • You will no longer smell of stale tobacco.
  • The appearance of your skin and teeth will improve.
  • Your home and car will smell fresh and is likely to maintain its value for a longer time.
  • You will reduce the risk of fire in your home and may pay lower insurance premiums.