BENEFITS OF QUITTING
There are over 7,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke.
At least 400 are poisonous.
Of those, 69 are known to cause cancer.
Quit At Any Age & Live Longer
People who smoke lose a full decade of productive, healthy life.
Because the risks are big, the benefits of quitting are big.
See how many years you can save by quitting now.
How Quitting Smoking Will Help NOW
20 Mins. || 20 minutes after quitting, blood pressure decreases, pulse rate drops, body temperature increases.
24 Hours || 24 hours after quitting, your chances of having a heart attack goes down.
48 Hours || 48 hours after quitting, your sense of smell and taste start returning to normal.
2 Weeks || 2 weeks after quitting, circulation improves and lung function increases 30%.
How Quitting Smoking Will Help Long-Term
1 Year || Lowered risk of coronary heart disease.
5 Years || Stroke risk is reduced to that of people who have never smoked.
10 Years || Decreased risk of mouth, lung, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas cancer.
15 Years || Risk of coronary heart disease is similar to that of people who have never smoked.