The sooner you quit, the sooner you’ll notice changes to your body and health.
Check your pulse rate, it will already be starting to return to normal.
Your oxygen levels are recovering, and the harmful carbon monoxide level in your blood will have reduced by half.
All carbon monoxide has gone. Your lungs will start clearing out mucus, and your sense of taste and smell is improving.
If you notice that breathing feels easier, it’s because your bronchial tubes have started to relax. Also your energy will be increasing.
Blood will be pumping through to your heart and muscles much better because your circulation will have improved.
Any coughs, wheezing or breathing problems will be improving as your lung function increases by up to 10%.
Great news! Your risk of heart attack will have halved compared to a smoker’s.
More great news! Your risk of death from lung cancer will have halved compared to a smoker’s.