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Smoking Facts – What’s the deal with smoking?

  • Most people try to quit smoking seven times before they succeed.
  • Smoking is an addiction because of Nicotine a cancer-causing addictive drug.
  • Cigarettes are considered “Nicotine delivery” products by Tobacco companies. That’s what they called cigarettes in secret research papers offered to a US Congressional investigation on Tobacco.
  • Cigarette companies load each regular cigarette with over 20x the Nicotine needed to keep you addicted.

    Note: FRESH takes out over 90% of this excess Tar & Nicotine and brings you closer to beating this addiction.

  • Smoking related diseases include Heart disease.
  • Second-Hand smoke accounts for approx. 300,000 cases of bronchitis and pneumonia in Infants under 18 months each year.
  • Pack a Day smokers spend over $1,500.00 a year on “cheap” cigarettes.
  • Children of smokers are 2x more likely to smoke.
  • More U.S. Men (23.4%) smoke than Women (18.5%).
  • There are about 44.5 million smokers in the U.S. or 20.9% of all Americans.
  • Smoking declined 40% from 1965 to 1990 but since 1990 it has remained the same.
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The Benefits of Quitting Smoking (Timetable) – Good News!

Quitting smoking or cutting back is an important step to better health. FRESH Filters is the cheapest and fastest method to stop or gradually quit smoking starting today! Fresh Filters are a smoking cessation product that reduces tar, nicotine and harmful chemicals from a cigarette. Fresh helps smokers quit or “cut-back” on smoking. Fresh Filter is a mechanical plastic filter placed on the end of a cigarette filter that traps or collects the tar and nicotine while smoking.

After 20 minutes after Quitting

  • Blood pressure decreases
  • Pulse rate drops
  • Body Temp of Extremities increases (Hands and Feet)

After 8 Hours

  • Carbon Monoxide lever in blood drops to normal
  • Oxygen level increases to normal

After 24 Hours

  • Chance of Heart attack decreases

After 48 Hours

  • Nerve endings start to re-grow
  • Ability to smell & taste is enhanced

2 to 3 Months

  • Circulation improves
  • Walking becomes easier
  • Lung function increases

1 to 9 Months

  • Nerve endings start to re-grow
  • Ability to smell & taste is enhanced
  • Cough Sinus congestion, fatigue, shortness of breath, decreases

1 Year

  • Excessive risk of coronary disease is decreased to ½ that of a smoker

5 to 15 Years

  • Stroke risk is reduced to that of people who never smoked.

10 Years

  • Risk of Lung Cancer drops to as little as ½ of smokers
  • Risk of cancer: Mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney & pancreas decreases
  • Risk of ulcer decreases

15 Years

  • Risk coronary disease similar to person ho have never smoked
  • Risk of death returns to nearly the level of those who never smoked

Links – Helpful and Informative Quit Smoking Data and Support

How to Quit Consumer Guide:
www.cdc.gov/tobacco/how2quit.htm

Quit Smoking Help:  Free organization help for you quit.
www.quitnet.com

Quit Smoking Website: More information.
www.quitsmoking.com

Why quit? What’s in a cigarette?
www.smokefree.gov/guide/

American Lung Association:
www.lungusa.org

Mayo Clinic:  Methods of quitting smoking.
www.mayoclinic.org