Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Updated: May 22




It’s amazing how quickly your body will begin to heal when you stop smoking, and how much better you will feel.


After 20 minutes

Your blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal.


After 8 hours

Oxygen levels in your blood return to normal and the levels of nicotine and carbon monoxide are reduced by more than half.


After 24 hours

Carbon monoxide has been eliminated from your body. Your lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.


Between 48-72 hours

There’s no nicotine left in your body. Your ability to taste and smell is greatly improved.


After 72 hours

Breathing becomes easier. Your bronchial tubes begin to relax and your energy levels increase.


Between 2 to 12 weeks

Circulation improves throughout the body, making walking and running a whole lot easier.


From 3 to 9 months

Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems get better as your lung function is increased by up to 10%.


1 year

Your heart-attack risk reduces by half.


5 years

Your heart-attack risk falls to about half that of a smoker.


10 years

Risk of lung cancer falls to half that of a smoker. Risk of heart attack falls to same as someone who has never smoked.


You’ll also experience these physical effects when you quit smoking:


Improved fertility

Healthier looking skin

Whiter teeth

Fresh breath

Softer and shinier hair


Other Benefits


Better smelling clothes

Less stress

More money

More time


There truly are no benefits to Smoking.

If you are thinking about Quitting Smoking visit, www.wellnesscanada.ca and we will be happy to help you achieve your goals of becoming a Non-Smoker, permanently.


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