According to a meta-analysis of 17 studies on the risk of all-cause mortality in smokers 60 years and older, says never too late to quit smoking. So if you use your age as an excuse not to go ultimate electronic cigarette, it's time to make a change.
Most smokers all life say, "Why stop now, when the damage has already been done?" And many of us probably agree with them, but a group of researchers from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg found that even the most veteran of smokers can extend their life, stop smoking. Of course, for the vast majority of tobacco farewell after a few years of smoking is almost impossible, but it is a place between effective alternatives like electronic cigarette comes into play. It may not be exactly the same taste as analog, but it provides nicotine patches and deals with oral fixation.
Dr. Hermann Brenner and colleagues analyzed a number of studies conducted in the United States, China, Australia, Japan, England, Spain and France between 1987 and 2011 year, and were able to make some interesting discoveries on the health effects of smoking over 60 years of age. 17 trials, considered from 863 to 877 243 people smoking in subsequent periods of three to 50 years, researchers found current smokers at highest risk of death in each study. they found that smokers aged 60 years and older were at 83% of death from all causes, compared with people who never smoked, while former smokers are 34% more likely to die than non-smokers. whether it will convince you to resign and move the shuttle, I do not know what will.
Regardless of age, the risk of death within a certain time for a reason smokers is higher than non-smokers and output reduces the risk significantly. It is important to know that even if he turned 80, the benefits of life without smoking cigarettes are of great importance. Analysis of German doctors found that even at 80 years ex-smokers decreased by 24% risk of death compared to smokers of similar age. "People should be encouraged even adults who smoke throughout life without negative health consequences and supported to quit smoking," although analysis has some limitations, such as the fact that 17 studies successive periods different, and the results of age ranges clearly showed that quitting smoking at any age has important advantages.
In an editorial on the study conducted by Brenner and his team, Dr. Tai Hing Lam of the University of Hong Kong, said the people who continue to smoke in recent years, at least one of the two likely to die as a result, if their habits, and going so far they call those who do not die "Survivors." but Lam also note that it's really never too late to quit smoking. "if they stop smoking, they can reduce their high risk of a quarter," he says. "So it's good news that older people do not need to continue to smoke. They should stop smoking as soon as possible. "
Unfortunately, cigarettes, smoking tobacco is responsible for the murder of about 12% of men and 6% of women, and if this trend continues, this habit will be responsible for the murder of billions of people by the end of the century. So, to say goodbye to cigarettes today! Quit smoking, there are many options you can try, such as electronic cigarettes, chewing gum and even tablets. All this will require.
If the above conclusions are not enough to convince you to stop smoking, you should know smoking affects fertility, while electronic cigarettes improve your memory. You decide which is better ...