Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

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20 minutes:

Blood pressure and heart rate returns to normal

8 hours:

Nicotine and carbon monoxide in the blood is halved, oxygen levels in the blood returns to normal

24 hours:

Carbon monoxide is eliminated from the body and lungs start to clear out the the development of tar

48 hours:

There is no nicotine retained in the body. Taste and smell are much better

72 hours:

Breathing becomes easier, the bronchial tubes begin to relax, energy increases

2 to 12 weeks:

Circulation improves, making walking and running easier

3 to 9 months:

Coughing, wheezing and breathing problems gets better as the lungs can accommodate up to 10% more oxygen

1 year:

The risk of heart attack is halved

10 years:

Risk of lung cancer is halved

10 years:

The risk of heart attack is the same as non-smokers

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