20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure improves and your pulse rate returns to normal.
After 72 hours, your breathing gets easier and the cravings start to lessen.
Within a few weeks, your energy levels increase and your circulation begins to improve.
Within months, coughing and wheezing disappear as the lungs start to self-clean.
After 1 year of not smoking, your risk of heart attack decreases 50%.
After 5 years smoke-free, your stroke risk is cut in half!
It may have taken 10 years, but you’ve succeeded in taking an important step to a long, healthy life.