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Stop Smoking To Save Your Heart

Written by Kate Kellaway

If you’re a smoker, you undoubtedly know about the health risks. However the truth is quitting is one of the powerful things you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease.

The last thing we want to do is hit you with a guilt trip on how bad smoking is for your health and particularly your heart. But if you’re reading this, you’re interested in doing something positive to protect your heart. No matter how daunting quitting might seem right now, understanding just what smoking is doing to your heart, and just how great the potential benefits from quitting can be, may be the motivation you need to get you started on quitting.


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