Keep Your Heart Happy

When it comes to smoking, most people think about lung cancer. But did you know that smoking is also a huge contributor to heart disease? Twenty percent of all deaths from heart disease in the U.S. are related to cigarette smoking.

  • People who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day more than double their risk of having a heart attack.

  • Woman who smoke and take birth control pills significantly increase their risk of heart attack.

  • Secondhand tobacco smoke contributes to about 34,000 premature heart disease deaths

  • The chemicals in cigarettes harm your blood cells, which then go on to damage the function of your heart.

  • Secondhand smoke around children can harm their ability to produce HDL, or “good” cholesterol.

  • The moment you quit smoking, you begin to decrease the risk of heart disease.

Make Your Promise

I commit to quit smoking to keep my heart beating strong!

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