7 very good reasons to quit that smoking habit

Every year in Ireland, 7,000 people die from preventable smoking-related diseases.

It is so important for your health that if you are a smoker, you quit as soon as possible.

Here are some reasons that will hopefully convince you, if they don’t, nothing will!

1. Increased risk of disease
Smoking causes an increased risk of heart disease, cancer, strokes among other terrifying diseases.

2. Yellow staining
Smoking causes yellow teeth and yellow nails.

3. Premature ageing
Smoking is so, so bad for your skin. It also causes premature ageing and wrinkles. Not to mention it knocks about 10-15 years of your life. Scary!

4. Smell
There will be a constant odour of smoke around you.

5. Taste
Your taste buds will become desensitised meaning your not getting the full depth of flavour in your food.

6. Not a good look
Basically, it looks really, really bad.

Is it really worth all this? We thought not!