Quit Smok­ing?

Health & Nutrition - - SELF CARE -

Here are some of the many ben­e­fits you will ex­pe­ri­ence af­ter quit­ting smok­ing: Af­ter 20 min­utes: Blood pres­sure and heart rate lower. Af­ter 12 hours: The level of car­bon monox­ide in the blood re­turns to nor­mal. Af­ter 24 hours: The risk of a heart at­tack de­creases. Af­ter two to 12 weeks: Blood cir­cu­la­tion im­proves. Af­ter one year: The risk of heart dis­ease is half of that of a smoker. Af­ter five years: The risk of a stroke is now the same as that of a non-smoker. Af­ter 15 years: The risk of de­vel­op­ing coro­nary heart dis­ease is the same as a non-smoker.

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