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No Smoking Day 2013: Swap Fags For Swag

MoneySupermarket com and the British Heart Foundation present: SWAP FAGS for SWAG If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you might be surprised just how quickly the money you are spending can add up. This no smoking day, have teamed up with the British Heart Foundation to let you know not only how quitting smoking can affect your health, but also what it can do to your wallet as well. war British Heart Foundation If you smoke 20 a day. 1 day 1 week 1 month 1 year A new album A family trip to the cinema Satellite TV for ten months A holiday of a lifetime! download QUITTNG SMOMAG No SMOKING DAY 2013 WEDNESDAY 13 MARCH 20 mins Your heart rate and blood pressure will return to normal, and your peripheral circulation begins to improve. 12 hours Your heart rate will begin to return to normal. 2 hours The carbon monoxide levels in your body begin to decrease, and blood oxygen levels return to normal. At this point, all the nicotine that was in your body will now have left. 48 hours After your first full day of not smoking, your risk of having a heart attack begins to drop. 3 days Your taste and smell begin to improve as the nerve endings in your mouth and nose begin to regrow. 24 hours 2to3 weeks The cilia in your lungs start to work properly. Over the next 8 months your lungs continue to repair themselves. 1 year Your lung function will begin to improve significantly. Your cravings will have almost completely vanished. 1to 9 months A year after you quit, your risk of heart disease is lowered by 50%. 10 years After 5 years of being smoke free, your risk of a stroke is reduced to that of someone who doesn't smoke, Your risk of dying from lung cancer will drop to half that of a smoker's - and your chance of developing 5years a multitude of other forms of cancer decreases too. On average, non-smokers live 14 years longer than smokers. A smoke-free life and an active Your risk of heart disease will have decreased back to the same level as that of a non-smoker. You'll also lower the risk of a number of other heart related illnesses. 15 years lifestyle could put years of health and happiness ahead of you. UTC THE FACTS describe themselves as "ex-smokers" - although around 66% of current smokers would like to stop. 22% of women and 28% of men would 21% of men and 20% of women are smokers - this is down from 1974, when over 51% of men and 41% of women Approximately 50% of smokers will eventually be killed by the habit - every year in the UK over 100,000 people die from smoking related conditions. were smokers. 66% of smokers start smoking before age 18. In England, 140,000 children aged 11-15 smoke regularly. In 2010-2011, the Government earned £10.6 billion in revenue from tobacco tax - although £149m was pumped back into services and medication to help people quit. Tobacco is now 33% less affordable than it was 30 years ago. Spent by the average smoker on cigarettes in their lifetime. Spent on tobacco every year in the UK. Average number of cigarettes smoked every day by a smoker £90,000 E17.7bn 13.1 wa No SMOKING DAY MoneySupermarket com British Heart Foundation helping people who want to quit

No Smoking Day 2013: Swap Fags For Swag

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