Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. It causes lung cancer, respiratory disease and heart disease as well as numerous cancers in other organs including lip, mouth, throat, bladder, kidney, stomach, liver and cervix. Smoking also increases the risk of type 2 diabetes and dementia.
For local stop smoking support and information please contact Quit 51 the stop smoking service in Surrey
Call: 0800 622 6968
Text: text ‘smokefree’ to 66777
Smoking is the nation’s no.1 killer Over 1 in 10 babies are born to mothers who smoke Smoking is the main contributor to health inequalities in England, accounting for over half of the difference in life expectancy between the richest and the poorest Two-thirds of smokers start before the age of 18 Smoking is the largest cause of premature death, killing around 78,000 people in England each year For every death caused by smoking, approximately 20 smokers are suffering from a smoking-related disease