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Quit Smoking Timeline: What Happens To Your Body When You Stop

Quit Smoking Timeline What happens to your body when you stop smoking? Calendar August 12 Quit day arrives... You finish your last ever cigarette. Within 30 minutes... Within 15 years... Your heart rate will begin Your risk of heart disease will have to return to normal. returned to normal levels. Within 2 hours... Within 10 years... Your risk of lung cancer (and other smoking related cancers) will be half that of a smoker. Blood pressure returns to normal levels. Within 1 day... Carbon monoxide Within 5 years... levels decrease and your risk of heart Your risk of a stroke has attack starts to fall. returned to normal. Within 2 days... Within 1 year... Your senses of taste Your risk of heart and smell start to attack is halved. improve as nerve endings repair Within 3 weeks... themselves. Your lungs will start to heal, your breathing will improve and you should be able to enjoy Within 3 days... Your body is completely free of nicotine. aerobic exercise again. Sources Nicotino http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/2004/posters/20mins/index.htm http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/smoking_cessation/ 3

Quit Smoking Timeline: What Happens To Your Body When You Stop

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The human body has a truly amazing capacity for self healing. This infographic shows how an ex smoker's health starts to recover almost immediately after they smoke their last cigarette and continues ...

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