A previous surgeon general compared the addictive properties of tobacco to that of cocaine and heroin. It takes the average smoker three to five attempts before they can finally quit. Health experts say the best way is through a combination of counseling and medication.
You can see the health benefits of quitting in as few as twelve hours. Your blood pressure goes down, you blood flows more freely. You can breath more easily. After three months you're less likely to develop one of the 15 cancers associated with smoking.