If you're a smoker, taking action to stop smoking is the single most important step you can take to protect your health. The infographic below shows that the positive benefits of quitting start almost immediately.
Diseases like throat cancer, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and heart disease are all caused by smoking.
Stopping smoking has huge benefits and it's never too late to give up. You can find lots of advice on how to stop smoking on the NHS Choices website.
You can also find more support to help you quit for good on the JustBe Croydon website.
Visit the London Borough of Croydon website for more details.