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Why Quit?     Nicotine  is  one  of  the  most  addictive  drugs;  seven  short  seconds  after  taking  your   first  puff,  nicotine  speeds  through  your  bloodstream  and  reaches  your  brain.    It   makes  you  feel  stimulated,  alert,  and  focused  –  but  at  a  cost.    Your  heart  races,  your   blood  pressure  rises,  and  your  feet  and  hands  feel  cold  because  of  decreased   circulation  to  your  extremities.    Over  time,  these  physical  effects  wear  down  your   body  and  your  immune  system,  as  well  as  increase  your  chances  of  dying  younger   due  to  illnesses  associated  with  smoking.     There  are  many  good  reasons  to  quit  smoking  or  using  tobacco  –  the  most  important   being  that  you  are  quitting  for  yourself.    But  to  give  you  an  idea  of  just  how  good  it  is   to  become  a  nonsmoker,  here’s  a  short  list:     QUIT  BECAUSE…    IT’S  GOOD  FOR  YOUR  BODY   • You  will  reduce  your  risk  of  all  serious  illnesses  linked  to  smoking/tobacco   use.   • You  will  reduce  your  risk  of  cancer  of  the  mouth,  esophagus,  lungs  or   bladder,  emphysema,  heart  disease,  high  blood  pressure,  stroke,  and   infertility.  

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