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If you’re a smoker, one of the main reasons to quit smoking could be to lower your chances of developing COPD or prevent it from progressing.

What is COPD?

COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and is a name for a number of lung conditions where the airways become inflamed and the air sacs in the lungs become damaged. Some of these conditions include emphysema and chronic bronchitis which can seriously affect the quality of life.

Smoking and COPD

It has been discovered that the main cause of COPD is smoking and the condition usually affects heavy smokers who are over the age of 35.

The most effective treatment for COPD is to quit smoking which will allow you to better manage the disease and prevent the condition from getting worse.

We’ve got lots of information on other reasons to quit smoking on our website or start your quit journey today with SmokeFree Hull by calling us on 01482977617.

How much money could you save by stopping smoking?

Answer the two questions below and then click “Calculate” to see how much money you could save!


Your savings

Please note that the figures above are simply an indication of how much you could save based on the cost of a packet of cigarettes and your daily intake.