The Perks of Quitting

  • You are likely to add years to your life, breathe more easily, have more energy, and save money
  • Lower your risk of cancer, heart attack, stroke, and lung disease
  • Set a healthy example for your children and grandchildren
  • Improve your sense of taste and smell
  • Have better blood circulation

Getting Help Quitting

  • Talk with your doctor
  • Download the mobile apps or sign up for the text messaging service at
  • Go to individual or group counseling
  • Take a walk or try a new physical activity you enjoy
  • Take medicine to help with symptoms of nicotine withdrawal


Find out more at the National Institute on Aging

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