6 Apr 2009

Some Benefits for quitting smoking

The Benefits for quitting smoking :
After 20 minutes
Blood pressure and pulse return to normal rate.
After 1 hour
Your circulation improves, your hands and feet feel warmer
After 8 hours
Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels fall, oxygen in your blood returns to norma
After 1 day
Your lungs begin to work better, carbon monoxide removed from your body
After 2 days
Your taste and smell improves, nicotine is removed from your body
After 3 days
Breathing becomes easier, your energy levels increase
After 2 to 12 weeks
Withdrawal symptoms begin to ease, walking and daily tasks become easier to do
After 1 to 2 months
Withdrawal symptoms have stopped, your breathing and energy levels continue to improve
After 6 months
Risk of heart attack, cancer and other smoking related diseases begins to fall
After 10 years
Risk of lung cancer falls to about half of that found in a smoker. Risk of
heart attack falls to about the same as someone who has never smoked.

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