Ask your healthcare provider for advice in quitting. Sign up for a smoking (or tobacco) cessation program. Join an online support network. Talk to friends and family about what support you would like from them. Keep a journal of your thoughts and feelings during this challenging process.
Nicotine, a highly-addictive drug that has powerful effects on the brain and the body, can make it hard to quit.
Women who stop smoking can lower their risk for heart disease, stroke and lung disease.
Beyond your family, friends and health care provider - help to quit smoking is within your reach.