Healing Hands Community Clinic
Phone: 706-994-6768

We are a FREE faith-based community health clinic serving people of Union County, the North Georgia mountain area, eastern Tennessee, and western North Carolina.

 

Quitting Cigarettes

Quitting Cigarettes

Within 20 minutes after you smoke that last cigarette, your body begins a series of changes that continue for years.
•20 Minutes After Quitting
Your heart rate drops.
•12 hours After Quitting
Carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal.
•2 Weeks to 3 Months After Quitting
Your heart attack risk begins to drop.
Your lung function begins to improve.
•1 to 9 Months After Quitting
Your coughing and shortness of breath decrease.
•1 Year After Quitting
Your added risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker’s.
•5 Years After Quitting
Your stroke risk is reduced to that of a nonsmoker’s 5-15 years after quitting.
•10 Years After Quitting
Your lung cancer death rate is about half that of a smoker’s.
Your risk of cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas decreases.
•15 Years After Quitting
Your risk of coronary heart disease is back to that of a nonsmoker’s.

 

 

 

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Phone: 706-994-6768

Fax: (706) 781-3921

Email: healinghandscommunityclinic@yahoo.com

Mailing Address:

Healing Hands Community Clinic
P.O. Box 2143
Blairsville, Georgia 30514

Location:

Healing Hands Community Clinic
64 Brackett's Way Suite 3
Blairsville, Georgia 30512

"Love you neighbor as yourself." Matthew 22:39

We are a free, faith-based community health clinic serving the people of Union County, the North Georgia area, eastern Tennessee, and western North Carolina.

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