The study, which analysed the profiles of 13,000 smokers, ex smokers and non smokers found that those who smoke lead unhealthier lifestyles than those who have either managed to quit or those who have never taken up the habit. The researchers found the following:
Another recent study of almost 5,000 Britons also found that those displaying unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, drinking, eating poorly and engaging in very little physical activity lose an average of 12 years off their life by doing so.
If you are a smoker who is trying to give up then please visit our smoking fact sheet where you can find information about how hypnotherapy could help you to quit smoking. If you would like to contact a hypnotherapist to discuss this matter with them directly, please visit the homepage of this site where you can use our search tool to locate a professional in your local area.