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Smoking Cessation

Smoking is an important risk factor for the three diseases that cause most deaths in Australia:

  • Heart disease,
  • Stroke
  • Lung cancer.

Smoking has also been linked to various types of cancers. Smokers are also at increased risk of having reduced lung function from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Smoking in pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth or premature birth.

Quitting smoking at any age improves health and quality of life for you and people near you.

Counselling by a health professional, particularly a general practitioner, can increase your chances of successfully quitting:

 

For more information please follow the below links.

 

Department of Health NSW website - http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Pages/a2z.aspx

Health Direct Australia website - http://www.healthdirect.gov.au/#!/health-topics

 

For more information or to book an appointment, please call (02) 4297 8672

  

The information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care.


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