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When you quit smoking, you are likely to add years to your life, breathe more easily and have more energy. You will have extra money for spending or saving, and food will taste better. When you quit smoking, you join over a million people who stop smoking each year.

When You Decide to Quit Smoking

Your Last Cigarette Puff

20 Minutes Ago

Just as your pulse rate and blood pressure decrease, the body temperature of your hands and feet increases.

12 hours ago

Just as Carbon monoxide levels in your blood drop to normal, oxygen levels in your blood increase to normal.

24 hours ago

Chance of a heart attack decreases and you may possibly start to experience better sleep.

2 weeks to 3 months ago

Your circulation improves and your lung function increases.

3 days ago

Bronchial tubes start to relax, making breathing easier and lung capacity begins to improve.

48 hours ago

Nerve endings start to regrow and your ability to smell and taste improves remarkably.

1 to 9 months ago

You may notice significant Improved respiratory health with less coughing, shortness of breath and sinus pain.

1 year ago

The superfluous risk of Coronary Heart Disease is halved compared to that of a smoker.

2 years ago

Reduced risk of ulcers, short-term healing is improved and the risk of death from heart disease declines by 28%.

6 to 9 years ago

The risk of stroke reduces to that of someone who has never smoked.

5 years ago

Mouth, throat, esophagus and bladder cancer risks reduced by half. Cervical cancer risk falls to that of a non-smoker.

3 years ago

The risk of heart attack and stroke approaches that of someone who has never smoked.

10 years ago

The risk of dying from lung cancer is about half that of a smoker. The risk of cancer of the larynx (voice box) and pancreas decreases.
Pre-cancerous cells are replaced by healthy, normal cells.
There is a 50% to 70% reduction in the risk of developing lung cancer.
The risk of pancreatic cancer is reduced.

10 to 14 years ago

The risk of developing Heart Disease drops to that of someone who never smoked.

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15 years ago

The risk of coronary heart disease is that of a non-smoker’s. The risk of developing lung cancer is the same as non-smokers.
For Congestive Heart Disease, the risk reduces to the same as someone who has never smoked.
Most importantly life expectancy is as long as that of a non-smoker.