Do You Want Help to Stop Smoking?
Are you looking for help to stop smoking? Here at Egerton Pharmacy in Islington, London, we can support you in your journey to stop smoking with the help of the NHS stop smoking service. Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) are available at a subsidised price, or free of charge if you have a valid NHS exemption. This programme has been developed by experts and ex-smokers to give you the support, advice and access to medicines that could help you to stop smoking. The medicines available to help support you include Champ (varenicline) tablets.
*Please note that we cannot guarantee any results and that willpower is required*
Why quit smoking?
The NHS advertise a range of benefits to quitting smoking. The benefits include:
Stopping smoking can help you breathe more easily
Stopping smoking can give you more energy
Improved sense of smell and taste
Can reduce the chances of developing life-threatening illnesses
If you have been planning on quitting smoking for a long time now, we have a solution that could help you. Click here to see the benefits of quitting smoking. Check out the timeline below to see what happens when you quick smoking.
Changes that you may see after quitting smoking
After 20 minutes
Pulse rate returns to normal
After 8 hours
Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in the blood reduces by more than half and oxygen levels return to normal.
After 48 hours
Carbon monoxide will be eliminated from the body. The lungs start to clear out mucus and other debris. There is no nicotine in the body. Your ability to taste and smell will improve.
After 72 hours
Breathing becomes easier. Bronchial tubes begin to relax and energy levels increase.
After 2-12 weeks
Your circulation improves.
After 3-9 months
Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve as lung function increases by up to 10%.
After 1 year
Risk of heart disease is about half compared with a person who is still smoking.
After 10 years
Risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker.
After 15 years
Risk of heart attack falls to the same as someone who has never smoked.
Why choose Egerton Pharmacy?
Although we are unable to guarantee results when it comes to helping you to stop smoking, we are able to guarantee that we can offer guidance, help and support during your journey. We are trusted, local pharmacy with a fantastic reputation. You can check out some of our testimonials and you can also rely on us for the following services: