What happens When You Quit Smoking?

Within 20 Minutes:

Blood pressure and pulse return to normal levels

Within 72 Hours

Your chance of having a heart attack drops. Your body begins to adjust and your sense of smell and taste return.

Within 3 Months

Lung capacity increases. Risk of having a heart attack decreases.


1 Year

Your risk of having a heart attack is cut in half. Important lung growth begin, increasing the ability to fight infections.

5 Years

Heart disease death rates drops to the rate of other nonsmokers.

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