Health Risks 

Hover over the points to view the potential health risks! 

All these facts sound Pretty Scary, Right? Well, It’s not too late to a make a change many of these conditions can be reversed or chances of making them worst reduced by quitting smoking today!

 

Why wait? Your life depends on it…

Second-hand smoke 

 

“Smoking not only affects your health but the health of others around you!”

Most of the smoke that comes from a cigarette is 80% invisible. The smoke from a cigarette also lingers; it can last up to 5 hours in an enclosed environment such as your home.

The adverse effects of second-hand smoke can be felt  straight away:

  • coughing
  • headaches
  • eye and nasal irritation
  • a sore throat
  • difficulty breathing

Although these effects are only temporary if a person is exposed to second-hand smoke on a regular and reoccurring basis the consequences can be more dramatic: 

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Increased risk of coronary heart disease

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Risk of Cancer

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Increased risk of stoke