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Smoking cigarettes causes more than 140,000 deaths each year in the US. I should know, I almost died of a heart attack at 53 years old and my husband died of lung cancer.
Smoking can cause cancer almost anywhere in your body like pancreas, liver, larynx, stomach, bladder, etc. Smoking can effect bone health. They can also cause stokes.
I wish I quit smoking, now I have lung cancer.
Yes!! Also, Within 2 to 5 years after quitting smoking, your risk for stroke could fall to about the same as a nonsmoker’s.
Quitting smoking cuts cardiovascular risks. Just 1 year after quitting smoking, your risk for a heart attack drops sharply.
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