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10 reasons to quit smoking

Quitting smoking is one of the hardest challenges that you can face. So here’s a number of reasons to quit that surely you know already, but are good to think of again, as a reminder of why resistance is worth it. You can do it!

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Smoking is an expensive habit. Calculate how much you spend per month on smoking. Multiply it by twelve. Year per year, and then ... over your life. Too much, right? Give that money a better use!

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When you quit smoking you look more attractive to others. Your breath is fresher, the bad smell of your hair goes away and your nails are no longer yellowish.

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When you quit smoking you look more attractive to others. Your breath is fresher, the bad smell of your hair goes away and your nails are no longer yellowish.

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Smoking isolates you socially. If people around you don’t smoke, you can end up alone at the door of a club, restaurant or at work. Plus, your colleagues probably don’t like that you go to smoke systematically while they stay inside working. And of course, its cold out there!

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The risk of certain diseases such as lung cancer drops dramatically when you quit.

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If you are looking to start a family, the probabilities of having children are higher for non-smokers, as several studies reveal that men who smoke are less fertile than men who don’t. This is because smoking cause sperm to get damaged.

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If you are looking to start a family, the probabilities of having children are higher for non-smokers, as several studies reveal that men who smoke are less fertile than men who don’t. This is because smoking cause sperm to get damaged.

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Shortly after quitting smoking cigarettes, your sense of taste and smell will improve considerably, which will make food taste much better than before.

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Your ability to concentrate will increase, allowing you to pay more attention at work and be better prepared for difficult situations in life.

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Time is money! You have not only spent thousands of pounds on smoking throughout your life, but days to do so. Some precious time that is wasted and will not return.

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Quitting smoking helps decreases the prevalence of common colds, according to a study published by Yale University.

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Smoking may affect your opportunities for finding a job, as companies, when facing two candidates with the same profile, tend to opt for the non-smoker as he or she won’t have to take smoke breaks.

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Smoking may affect your opportunities for finding a job, as companies, when facing two candidates with the same profile, tend to opt for the non-smoker as he or she won’t have to take smoke breaks.

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Common smoking effects on lungs

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