What is Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)?
Nicotine addiction is the main cause of smoking. NRT is a solution that gives you a small amount of nicotine without the tar, carbon monoxide, or other harmful substances found in cigarette smoke.
When you stop smoking, it may lead to unpleasant withdrawal symptoms including mood swings and cravings. This medication can help.
What are the effects of smoking?
In the UK, smoking is one of the leading causes of illness and death. Smoking causes over 78,000 annual deaths, and thousands more suffer from crippling illnesses in the UK.
More than 50 major health conditions are more likely to develop among smokers. Some could be fatal, while others could harm your health in the long run in an irreparable way.
You are more likely to develop health issues:
– If you smoke personally
– If those close to you smoke (passive smoking)