Benefits When You Quit Smoking

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Ever Wonder How Your Body Will Function Without Smoking Cigarettes?
Quitting Soon Can Start You on the Path to Improved Health. Check Out these Short-and Long-Term Health Benefits of Quitting.

Introduction

Ever wonder how your body will function without smoking cigarettes?
Quitting soon can start you on the path to improved health. Check out these short-and long-term health benefits of quitting.

After 20 Minutes of Not Smoking

Your blood pressure and pulse decrease.

After 12 Hours

The level of carbon monoxide in your blood drops to normal, while the oxygen levels in your blood increase to normal.

After 48 Hours

Your nerve endings start re-growing, and your ability to smell and taste is enhanced.

After 2 Weeks to 3 Months

Your lung function increases and air circulation improves.

After 1 Year

your excess risk of heart disease drops to half of that of a smoker's.

After 5 to 15 Years

Your risk of stroke is reduced to that of someone who never smoked.

After 10 Years

Your risk of lung cancer may be half that of smoker's.

After 15 Years

Your risk of heart disease is similar to that of someone who never smoked.

 

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