It’s well know that smoking cigarettes leads to a multitude of illnesses and that it shortens your life.
Even though smoking causes health problems one of the biggest problems is that the health related problems associated with smoking only really become apparent around the age of 40. Before that age you don’t notice the shortness of breath and other related symptoms.
The majority of people who decide to quit smoking fall into the age group of 40 and above. This is because at around 40 the effects of smoking cigarettes become apparent. The most common symptom is the lack of breath and energy. Also at this age most people’s children have reached an age where they watching their parents as role models.
In the past we used to think that the damage that had been caused by smoking was irreparable. We now know that the body can repair the damage caused by smoking. The younger that you stop smoking cigarettes the faster and more things can be repaired.
Don’t wait until you start feeling the effects of smoking because the earlier that you decide to quit smoking the easier it is for the body to repair itself.