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Kicking the Smoking Habit

January 16, 2024 — Tonya Hayes

Iron Road is here to help you with your journey to a smoke-free life.

We’ve got some awesome benefits with $0 copays for nicotine products that will help kick the smoking habit, we’re here to help you make it possible.

  • Zero Cost: Nicotine products covered for 180 days each year.
  • Get a Prescription: Even for over-the-counter items like Nicotine gum, lozenges, patches, and Bupropion.
  • Free at Network Pharmacies: Fill your prescription cost-free $0 copay.
  • Health Boost: Lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, and more.

Kicking the smoking habit is like giving yourself a VIP pass to a healthier, happier life! It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned pro or just started yesterday; saying goodbye to cigarettes is a game-changer.

Picture this: You decide to quit, and bam! Your heart rate does a little victory dance within minutes. Fast forward 1 to 12 months, and guess what? Coughing and shortness of breath decide to take a vacation. It’s like a wellness retreat for your lungs!

But wait, there’s more! After 1 to 2 years, your heart throws a party because your risk of a heart attack drops like confetti. Jump to 5 to 10 years later, and the added risk of mouth, throat, and voice box shenanigans drops by half. Then, after a glorious 10 to 15 years, the added risk of lung cancer does a disappearing act.

So, here’s the scoop: Quitting smoking is your golden ticket to a heart that beats happy tunes, lungs that breathe easy, and a life that’s way too cool for cancer risks. It’s never too late to be the hero of your health story!

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Tonya Hayes

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