Body changes after quit smoking

Here’s an interesting medical facts for smokers out there who are considering of quitting the bad habit.

In 20 minutes –  your blood pressure will drop back down to normal.

In 8 hours –  the carbon monoxide (a toxic gas) levels in your blood stream will drop by half, and oxygen levels will return to normal.

In 48 hours –  your chance of having a heart attack will have decreased. All nicotine will have left your body. Your sense of taste and smell will return to a normal level.

In 72 hours your bronchial tubes will relax, and your energy levels will increase. In 2 weeks your circulation will increase, and it will continue to improve for the next 10 weeks.

In 3 to 9 months – coughs, wheezing and breathing problems will dissipate as your lung capacity improves by 10%.

In 1 year –  your risk of having a heart attack will have dropped by half.

In 5 years –  your risk of having a stroke returns to that of a non-smoker. In 10 years your risk of lung cancer will have returned to that of a non-smoker.

In 15 years –  your risk of heart attack will have returned to that of a non-smoker.

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