When Is The Right Time To Quit Smoking?

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The question might seem silly to you. Asking this question is just like asking a drowning man about the right time to pull him out. Is there actually a right time to quit smoking? Though it is ironical, the question has its own relevance. I do not mean to say that keep smoking and wait for the right time to quit the habit. When you are already aware of the dangers of smoke then the right time to quit is, now.

Teenager should avoid it as it hampers their growth. Pregnant women should quit it as soon as they conceive. Older people should boycott it for the sake of their health. So, practically speaking, anytime in life is just the right time to stop smoking.

Coming to the facts, people who quit smoking before the age of 50 have half the risk of dying in the next 16 years compared with people who continue to smoke. By the age of 64-65, their overall chances of dying are similar to people of the same age who have never smoked. Older adults who quit smoking also have a reduced risk of dying from coronary heart disease and lung cancer. Their chances of suffering a stroke reduce to one third.

The additional and immediate benefits such as improved circulation, stable breathing and increased energy are a few good reasons for the older folk to remain smoke free. It is not at all wise to smoke so quit it today. The right time is now or never.