Anytime is a good time to quit smoking, but the winter months give us all a little added incentive. There are so many awesome sports to get out there and enjoy; quitting smoking can improve your health immediately so you can partake.
What you’re about to learn may surprise you!
Within 8 hours
The carbon monoxide level drops in your body and the oxygen level in your blood increases to normal.
Within 48 hours
Your chances of having a heart attack start to go down and your sense of smell and taste begin to improve.
Within 72 hours
Your lung capacity increases and breathing becomes easier.
2 weeks to 3 months
Blood circulation improves and your lung functioning increases up to 30%.
Coughing, sinus congestion, tiredness and shortness of breath improve.
Your risk of suffering a smoking-related heart attack is cut by 50%.
The risk of dying from lung cancer is cut by 50%.
The risk of dying from a heart attack is equal to a person who never smoked.