Cigarette Smoking Facts & Stats

Smoking Facts

  1. Smoking kills 443,000 American adults per year.
  2. About 8.6 million people in the U.S. have at least one serious illness that’s caused by smoking.
  3. An estimated 4.6 million American adults smoke and about 88 million non-smoking Americans are exposed to second hand smoke. In the United States second hand smoke kills 42,000 Americans per year!
  4. For every person that dies from a smoking-related disease, there are 20 more who suffer from at least one serious illness associated with smoking.
  5. The CDC estimates that adult male smokers lose an average of 13.2 years of life and female smokers lose 14.5 years of life because of smoking, and given the diseases that smoking can cause, it can steal your quality of life long before you die.
  6. Smoking is the cause of 1 in 5 deaths in the U.S. annually. And tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death.
  7. In 2010, 19 percent of Americans, 18 and older, were current smokers.
  8. Every day over 3,800 teens, 18 and younger, smoke their first cigarette. While, 1,000 teens start smoking on a daily basis.
  9. A single cigarette contains over 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which are known to cause cancer.
  10. Secondhand smoke contains over 7,000 chemicals, including 70 cancer-causing chemicals.
  11. In 2013, states will collect $25.7 billion from tobacco taxes and legal settlements but are spending less than 2 percent of that on tobacco control programs.
  12. Investing 15 percent ($3.7 billion) of the $25.7 billion it would fund every state tobacco control program at CDC-recommended levels.
  13. Every year, there are approximately 46,000 deaths from heart disease in people who are current non-smokers.
  14. Smoking increases your risk of getting lung diseases like pneumonia, emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Smoking Statistics

If You Quit Now, You Will Feel Results Immediately According to the American Cancer Society, Within 20 minutes of smoking that last cigarette, your body begins a series of improvements that continue for years.

20 minutes after quitting:
• Blood pressure drops to a level close to that before the last cigarette.
• Temperature of hands and feet increase to normal.

8 hours after quitting:
• Carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal.

24 hours after quitting:
• Chance of heart attack decreases.

2 weeks to 3 months after quitting:
• Circulation improves and lung function increases up to 30 percent.

1 to 9 months after quitting:
• Coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue, and shortness of breath decrease.

1 year after quitting:
• Excess risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker.

5 years after quitting:
• Stroke risk is reduced to that of a nonsmoker's five to 15 years after quitting.

10 years after quitting:
• Lung cancer death rate drops to about half that of a continuing smoker.

15 years after quitting:
• Risk of coronary heart disease is that of a nonsmoker.

"Smoking kills 443,000 Americans per year"

"8.6 million adults in America have a serious illness related to smoking"

"An estimated 4.6 million American adults smoke and about 88 million nonsmoking Americans are expose to
second hand smoke"

"In the United States Second hand smoke kills 42,000 nonsmokers a year"

The Good News

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Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) treatments are drug-free, painless, and non-invasive. The U.S Food and Drug Administration has classified Cold lasers as a "non-significant risk device" The laser produces a beam of light at a high wavelength utilizing low energy. The laser is applied to specific body points to block addiction receptors and stimulate the release of endorphins into the body. Endorphins are the body's natural opiates and mood enhancers. By blocking addiction receptors in the brain, the endorphin release allows clients to cease nicotine intake without the withdrawal symptoms.

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