Quit4Life

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Why pack it in?

To Quit4Life will transform your life. As you will see below, not only are the health benefits substantial, but often it is not until you quit that you notice how your general well-being and outlook are tempered by your nicotine addiction. To be free from cigarettes will free you to live a better life.

And if you don’t believe us, watch the movie below or read about how the lives of some of our real-life quitters have changed, click here for more.

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Physical benefits

Psychological benefits

20 minutes

20 minutes

Blood pressure and pulse return to normal. Circulation improves, especially to hands.

Feel calmer

8 hours

8 hours

The oxygen level in your blood increases to normal level. Chances of heart attack start to fall.

Look younger

24 hours

24 hours

Carbon monoxide leaves the body. The lungs start to clear out mucus and debris.

Smell fresher and feel cleaner

48 hours

48 hours

Nicotine is no longer found in the body. Sense of taste and smell improve.

Feel free from nicotine addition

72 hours

72 hours

Breathing becomes easier. Energy levels increase.

Enjoy better quality sleep

2-12 weeks

2-12 weeks

Circulation improves throughout the body. Walking and exercising become easier.

Feel fitter and healthier

3-9 months

3-9 months

Breathing problems, coughing, shortness of breath, and wheezing improve. Lung efficiency increased by 5-10%

Feel more confident

5 years

5 years

Risk of having a heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker.

Get richer – if you were a 20-a-day smoker, you have saved £10,000

10 years

10 years

Risk of lung cancer falls to around half that of a smoker. Risk of a heart attack falls to about the same as someone who has never smoked.

Feel in control of your life – you are a successful non-smoker.

Why get support?

This film includes two real life quitters who used the Quit4Life service to help them quit. To find out more about them, or to meet other quitters, click here.