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Pearl Chemist Group is a chain of pharmacies working towards a common goal – good health for our customers. Our services include travel vaccinations, NHS services and free stop smoking clinics in Mitcham. We also have our flagship store, Pearl Chemist based in Mitcham. We take our duties and responsibilities very seriously so maintain hours of service to suit our client’s needs, six days a week.

Many people try to quit smoking every year however few are successful. You can improve your chances of success with the help of our stop smoking service in Mitcham. Smoking is one of the biggest addictions all over the world and claims 78,000 lives every year alone in the UK.

Why is smoking addictive?

Cigarettes contain over 7,000 chemical compounds many of which are carcinogenic in nature. The main component nicotine alters the balance of 2 chemicals called dopamine and noradrenaline in the brain. When nicotine changes the levels of these chemicals, it changes your mood and gives you a feeling of satisfaction and reduces anxiety and stress. This is why many smokers enjoy the nicotine rush and become addicted to it.

Ill effects of smoking

No matter how you smoke it, tobacco is dangerous to your health. There are no safe substances in any tobacco products, from acetone and tar to nicotine and carbon monoxide. The substances you inhale don’t just affect your lungs. They can affect your entire body. Smoking can lead to a variety of ongoing complications in the body, as well as long-term effects on your bodily systems. Bronchitis, lung cancer, COPD and constricted blood vessels are amongst some of the complications.

How can our free stop smoking services in Streatham help?

Quitting is not easy. Many try to quit smoking cold turkey but most often fall back into the trap of smoking cigarettes. However, with the right steps and professional help, anyone can quit smoking. Stop smoking aids such as nicotine patches and gums can help you quit smoking one step at a time.

We assist our patients struggling to quit smoking with our free stop smoking services since we understand the impact smoking can have on your body, family and pets. Start your journey to feel better and live healthy with our stop smoking services.

To know more about stop smoking services, please call 020 4758 1067 or email us at

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