people through heart disease and stroke than it does through cancer!
About 181,000 people die each year in the United States from smoking-related heart disease and stroke, and about 158,000 die from smoking-related cancer.
Counsellors are available on the NHS, and there are also a great number of private practices all over the UK.
If they have suffered from severe, long-term abuse they are also more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
This means they will suffer from constant, chronic anxiety, difficulty sleeping, nightmares, flashbacks, unwanted memories and an exaggerated startle response. This is why it is important that victims of domestic abuse find a supportive network of other victims to engage with.
It is worth considering, however, that a total of 46% of all female murder victims in the UK were murdered by a partner or former partner in a single act of domestic violence.
This means that women are more likely to be murdered by an abusive partner than by anyone else.