You already know smoking is bad for you. But did you realize how effective your body is at repairing itself after you quit?
Here's what happens to your body after you put out that last cigarette:
20 minutes after quitting
Blood pressure and pulse return to normal levels.
8 hours after quitting
Blood oxygen level has increased to normal and carbon monoxide levels in the blood have dropped to normal.
24 hours after quitting
Anxiety levels should have returned to normal and the risk of heart attack begins to drop.
48 hours after quitting
Sense of smell and taste begin to return to normal.
3 days after quitting
Your body is 100% nicotine free. Withdrawals symptoms begin to lessen.
1-9 months after quitting
Breathing becomes easier (less couching), lung function and overall energy improve.
1 year after quitting
Risk of coronary heart disease has dropped to less than half that of a smoker.
5 years after quitting
Risk of stroke is the same as a non-smoker.
10 years after quitting
Risk of developing certain types of cancer has dropped to half that of a smoker.
15 years after quitting
Risk of coronary heart disease is the same as a non-smoker.
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