People smoke because the nicotine in tobacco is very addictive! However as we all know, continual exposure to all of the other chemicals in the tobacco smoke can cause other health conditions such as heart disease, lung cancer, emphysema and bronchitis. If you’re a heavy smoker or been smoking for a long time, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is a good option to consider. Clinical trials show it may increase your chances of quitting by 50-70% compared to unassisted quitting – well worth a try. This information leaflet will explain how NRT works and provide you with lifestyle tips to help assist you in being SUCCESSFUL in your attempt to quit smoking.