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The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The benefits of quitting smoking after #endcancer 20 minutes Your heart rate and blood pressure drop. 12 hours The carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. Your circulation and lung function improve, so you can exercise and breathe more easily. 2 weeks to 3 months 1 to 9 months You regain your sense of taste and smell, and cough less. 1 year Your heart disease risk is lowered by 50%. Your risks of mouth, throat, esophagus, and bladder cancers are 50% less. years Your risks of cervical cancer and stroke are the same as a non-smoker's. You're 50% less likely to die from lung cancer. 10 Your risks of larynx, kidney and pancreatic cancers decrease. years 15 years Your heart disease risk is that of a non-smoker. Quit smoking at any age to live longer: Age 30 You're 90% less likely to die young from smoking-related diseases. Age 50 You're 50% less likely to die young from smoking-related diseases. Age 60 You'll live longer. It's never too late to benefit from quitting. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MDAnderson Cancer Center Sources 1. American Cancer Sadety 2. National CancerInstitute 3. Canters for Disease Control and Prevention Making Cancer History 000

The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

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The benefits of quitting smoking are almost immediate and long-term. Learn how your health improves after your last cigarette.

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