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Stoptober

Are you struggling to quit smoking?

Why not take part in the NHS' Stoptober campaign?!


Giving up something that you need and want is always difficult, it’s even more difficult when you’re doing it alone especially when reminders of it are staring you in the face through the struggle… 


So why not join the 2.5 million other people who are hoping to finally give up smoking this Stoptober? 

Research shows that if you can stop for 28 days the you are 5 times more likely to stop for good, so why not give it a go? 


There are so many benefits of quitting, here's a few to get you started: 

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Feel Healthier 
No matter how long you've smoked for, quitting can help improve your health straight away. In fact between 2 to 12 weeks after stopping smoking, your blood circulation improves which makes all physical activity, including walking and running, much easier. 


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Save money 
You'll have much more cash in your pocket. If you smoke a packet a day, you could save around £250 each month! Think of where else you could spend that money…Christmas is on its way after all!! 
 

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Protect your family 
Quitting helps protect your loved ones from harmful second-hand smoke – reducing their risk of developing asthma, meningitis and some cancers. 
 
Quitting is always easier with the right support so get online and download the Stoptober App and start your journey to a healthier and happier lifestyle.

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/for-your-body/quit-smoking/stoptober/

 


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