Risks associated with smoking are known to majority of the smokers. The risks are sometimes high and might cause death. Future complications are also evident. Research indicates that it is a leading cause for respiratory diseases, heart attacks and lung cancer. Health aside, here are other reasons to quit the habit.
The cost of buying cigarettes is a daily liability. While majority do not consider this as a major liability, saving the amounts used daily can lead to great savings. This is an amount that can be hardy in handling other obligations.
Smoking also affects those around. This is a direct threat posed by the smokers. Research indicates that just a small amount of secondary smoke is enough to trigger a heart attack in a patient at high risk.
Chemical contained in the cigarette affects the mind. This results in dullness of the mind alongside affecting important senses like smell and taste. However using alternative methods to quit smoking can easily restore the senses.
Smoking causes the skin to wrinkle hence faster aging. Health research also indicates that the chemicals contained in cigarettes also fuel the aging process through biochemical changes in the body. The changes result from lack of enough oxygen to the skin cells.
Colds and coughs are accelerated by smoking. The practice makes the smoker more prone to bacterial infections hence the increased risk of the attacks. It also makes the body immune system weak. However with a month out of the habit, the body is able to restore and maintain its immune system hence better health.
Smoking hinders physical exercises. Any activity for a long time tends to make the smoker run out of breath. Overburdening of the lungs and the heart is believed to be the major cause of the problem.
Smell of the smoke gets to every part of the body. Socializing with non smokers therefore becomes a big problem. Quitting the habit is a sure way to get fresh once again.
Smoking has been cited as a big hindrance in relationships and dating. Partners will always keep off or spend little time with a smoker and in certain instance get off the relationship. Increase in potential dating and life partners can be attained by keeping away from the smoking habit and maintaining fresh smell.
Teeth stains are known to result from smoking. This results from erosion of enamel on the teeth leading to the teeth turning brownish. This poses a further risk of losing the teeth and in certain instances bacterial infections on the gums.
Cigarette butts around the home can be disgusting. It makes the home look untidy and unwelcoming. To get a cleaner home, it is best to quit the habit. It is also a bigger step in maintain personal cleanliness alongside a tidy home.