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Find out how quickly the body recovers when you quit smoking – scroll down.
Within 20 minutes
Within 8 hours
Within 48 hours
Chances of a heart attack start to go down. Your smell and taste begin to improve.
Within 72 hours
Bronchial tubes relax and make breathing easier. Your lung capacity increases.
Within 2 weeks - 3 months
Exercise is easier. Blood circulation is better. Your lung functioning is up to 30%.
Within 6 months
Improvements in coughing, sinus congestion, tiredness, shortness of breath and colds.
Within 1 year
Your risk of smoking-related heart attack is cut in half.
Within 5 years
Your risk of having a stroke is now reduced to that of a non-smoker.
Within 10 years
Your risk of dying from lung cancer is cut in half.
Within 15 years
Your risk of dying from a heart attack is the same as a person who never smoked.