If this cigarette would be the last you ever smoke, here is what happens to your body when you quit smoking…

Let´s go through the list:

  • 20 minutes after you quit smoking the pulse returns to normal
  • After 8 hours the carbon monoxide in the lungs is reduced by half and oxygen levels return to normal
  • After 48 hours the risk of having a heart attack decreases, and all nicotine in the body was eliminated. Taste and smell return to normal.
  • After 72 hours bronchi relax the body and increase energy levels, and you will feel more rested
  • 2 weeks of circulation is much relieved and will continue to improve in the next 10 weeks.
  • Between 3 and 9 months after you quit smoking, coughing, wheezing, and breathing problems disappear as lung capacity improves by 10%
  • After 1 year since you quit smoking lowers the risk of heart attack by half.
  • After 5 years when you quit smoking, the risk of accident vascular is like a non-smoker
  • After 10 years since quitting smoking, the risk of lung cancer is as a non-smoker
  • After 15 years the risk of heart is like a non-smoker

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