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The 10 Best Ways to Stop Smoking You've Never Tried

Best Life Logo By Diana Bruk of Best Life | Slide 1 of 11: As far as bad habits go, smoking is easily one of the worst: It increases your blood pressure and heart rate, thickens your blood, and inhibits the amount of oxygen circulating through your body by narrowing your arteries. All of these factors significantly increase your chance of heart attack or stroke. In fact, having just one cigarette a day can significantly shorten your lifespan. Even knowing all the horrible health problems smoking can cause, however, once you've become addicted to nicotine, quitting isn't nearly as easy as it sounds. But there's no better time to quit smoking than right now amid the coronavirus pandemic, when staying healthy—and keeping your lungs strong—is paramount. So even if you've had difficulty in your past attempts to stop smoking, there's still hope for success with these 10 ways to quit smoking that you've never tried. And for more on why it's important to ditch cigarettes ASAP, learn the 10 Health Risks You Can't Afford to Take Amid the Coronavirus.

The 10 Best Ways to Stop Smoking You've Never Tried

As far as bad habits go, smoking is easily one of the worst: It increases your blood pressure and heart rate, thickens your blood, and inhibits the amount of oxygen circulating through your body by narrowing your arteries. All of these factors significantly increase your chance of heart attack or stroke. In fact, having just one cigarette a day can significantly shorten your lifespan. Even knowing all the horrible health problems smoking can cause, however, once you've become addicted to nicotine, quitting isn't nearly as easy as it sounds. But there's no better time to quit smoking than right now amid the coronavirus pandemic, when staying healthy—and keeping your lungs strong—is paramount. So even if you've had difficulty in your past attempts to stop smoking, there's still hope for success with these 10 ways to quit smoking that you've never tried. And for more on why it's important to ditch cigarettes ASAP, learn the 10 Health Risks You Can't Afford to Take Amid the Coronavirus.

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