20 mins - Your blood pressure and pulse return to normal. Circulation improves.
8 hours - Your blood oxygen levels return to normal and your chance of having a heart attack decreases.
24 hours - Carbon monoxide leaves your body. Your lungs start to clear mucus and debris.
48 hours - Your body is nicotine free. Your sense of smell and taste improve.
72 hours - Your breathing is easier, your energy levels increase.
2-12 weeks - Circulation has improved - it’s easier for you to walk and exercise now.
3-9 months - Your lung efficiency is increased by 5-10%. Breathing problems are decreasing. Coughing and wheezing will become less.
5 years - You now have half the chance of having a heart attack compared to a smoker.
10 years - The chance of getting lung cancer is now half that of a smoker. Your chances of having a heart attack are now the same as someone who has never smoked.
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