Now you can Quit Smoking in Edmonton

Smoking cigarettes exposes your body to over 7,000 chemicals. At least 172 of these chemicals are toxic and 69 of them are known to cause cancer.  Tobacco is the only consumer product that will kill at least 1 in 2 regular users when used as it’s intended to be used.  Smoking is the cause of the most preventable deaths in North America.

Non-smokers can get cancer from breathing in second hand smoke, a.k.a “other people’s smoke”.  Society is slowly banning the use of cigarettes in most public places,  eventually you will not be allowed to even smoke in parks, playgrounds or any public property.

The toxic chemicals in tobacco are known to cause cancer, but the nicotine is what makes it addictive. The nicotine craving is what prevents smokers from quitting. It only takes seven seconds for nicotine to reach the brain. The nicotine causes euphoria, but soon larger doses are needed to produce the same effect. Tobacco users feel very strong withdrawal symptoms when their nicotine level drops.

Most smokers in Edmonton want to quit. And there are many new supports that make it easier than ever before.  Our Quit Smoking Canada provides people with contacts who can help them break free of their Nicotine addiction and start a new life.

Quitting is an important step toward preventing cancer. It is the single best thing you can do to improve your health and protect the health of your friends and family. From the moment you quit, your health will begin to improve. The benefits just keep adding up, and even extend beyond cancer prevention.

  • Within 24 hours, your risk of heart attack decreases.
  • In 9 months, your lung function improves with less coughing and shortness of breath.
  • In 10 years, your risk of dying from lung cancer reduces by half.