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Step up to a Healthier You with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

Smoking

Health Effects

Smoking has many negative effects on your body and health, including:

  • Increased risk of heart disease and stroke;
  • Many forms of cancer;
  • Poor circulation;
  • Weakened immune system;
  • Vision loss;
  • Yellow teeth;
  • Impotence;
  • Decreased taste and smell;
  • Bad breath.

Every cigarette takes seven minutes off a smoker’s life.