Healthy Living - Smoking

Overview

Is it too late to stop smoking? Will l reverse the damage that I've done through smoking? Who can help me to stop smoking? These are just some of the questions that are often asked.

About 28% of adults in the UK smoke. Smoking causes 120.000 deaths in the UK each year. Half of all lifelong smokers will die of smoking related illnesses.

It's never too late to stop smoking. The effects that smoking has on your body range from reducing your sense of taste and smell to considerably increasing your risk of most types of cancer. As soon as you stop smoking your body can begin to repair some of the damage that smoking has done and your risks of some conditions begins to fall.

Clinic

The Lion Health Stop Smoking Clinic

Lion Health has a popular and successful Smoking Cessation service. In recent years the choice of treatments that people can take to help them stop smoking has increased. It's more than just patches and a pat on the back.

People require different levels of support and different treatments. At our Smoking Cessation appointments an individual plan will be tailored to your needs. A sympathetic ear and practical advice are offered by our Smoking Cessation team.

You can increase the chances of quitting considerably with support and treatment.

Getting an appointment

To begin repairing your body contact Lion Health by telephone, in person, by letter or by filling in the form. It's never too late.

Fill out the smoking clinic form.

Further Information

Information about the medication used to help smokers quit can be found by clicking on the links below. It is often useful to do this prior to your clinic appointment, as you will then be aware of the type of options open to you.

http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Smoking-Nicotine-Replacement-Therapy.htm
http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Smoking-Helping-to-Stop-with-Varenicline.htm