Benefits of Quitting Smoking

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Benefits of Quitting Smoking

The benefits of quitting smoking are almost immediate!

After 2 hours - Nicotine is cleared from the system.

After 6 hours - Heart rate will slow down and blood pressure will drop slightly.

After 8 hours - Carbon monoxide levels drop in the blood and oxygen level increases to normal.

After 1-2 days - Carbon monoxide and nicotine are completely cleared from the body, and lungs will function better.

After 1 month - Blood pressure returns to normal.

After 3 months - Circulation improves and lung function increases upto 30%.

After 1 year - The risk of lung cancer is reduced, and the risk of heart disease is almost half that of someone who continues to smoke.

After 5 years - Risks of heart diseases reduces to that of a non-smoker.

After 10 years - Risk of cancer reduces to that of a non-smoker.