some good reasons to quit smoking?
Besides the millions of obvious
reasons to quit smoking, there are
many health benefits to quitting
smoking. Here are just a few health
reasons to quit smoking.
#1 - Within 20 minutes of quitting
smoking your lungs and airways begin
to heal and your blood pressure
and pulse return to normal.
#2 - Eight hours after quitting
smoking, the nicotine levels in
your blood reduces by 50%, and your
oxygen levels return to normal.
#3 - Twenty-four hours after quitting
smoking, your lungs begin clearing
out mucus and other smoking debris.
#4 - Forty-eight hours after quitting
smoking, your body is free of all
nicotine and your sense of taste
and smell greatly improves.
#5 - Seventy-two hours after quitting
smoking, your bronchial tubes will
relax, allowing you to breathe easier,
and you will have more energy?
#6 - Two to 12 weeks after quitting
smoking, your blood circulation
#7 - Three to 9 months after quitting
smoking, your coughing, wheezing
and breathing difficulties begin
#8 - Five years after quitting smoking,
your chance of experiencing a heart
attack drops 50%.
#9 - Ten years after quitting smoking,
your chance of developing lung cancer
drops about 50% and your chance
of experiencing a heart attack is
that of someone who has never smoked.
#10 - It's never too late to quit.
Even if you are 65 years old, you
can reduce your risk of dying of
smoking related diseases by 50%
if you quit smoking now.
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