Study: Quitting smoking, even after 60, may boost longevityPosted June 28, 2012 by Richard Foullon, MD
We all know about the many health risks associated with smoking, From cancers of the mouth, pharynx, and larynx, to shortened life spans compared to those of non-smokers, the outlook for smokers is never positive. All the more reason, then, to partner with your doctor to find a way to kick the habit — once and for all.
This is true regardless of how old you are, and how long you've been smoking. In fact, a new report suggests that quitting smoking might make you live longer - regardless of your age.
If you're serious about taking control of your health and wellness and need help quitting smoking, check out Verdugo Hills Medical Association's Smoking Cessation Program here, or give us a call for more information at 818/241-4331. Our smoking cessation program has proven very effective because it is individualized to each patient's needs and offers mental and physical preparation to overcome the addiction.