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QUITTING facts


Fact:
All cigar and cigarette smokers, whether or not they inhale, directly expose the lips, mouth, tongue, throat, and larynx to smoke and its carcinogens.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (2000) Questions and Answers About Cigar Smoking and Cancer, 2000. Bethesda, MD.


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One to 9 months after quitting, coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue, and shortness of breath decrease; cilia regain normal function in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs, and reduce infection.
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dove60 says:

photoSo I say, "just do it", don't look back, and enjoy every smoke free breath you take.
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