Monday Health Minute | Published January 20, 2014

National Non-Smoking Week (1/19—1/25)

National Non-Smoking Week (1/19—1/25)

  • 20 minutes after quitting: your heart rate starts to return to normal levels
  • 2 hours after quitting: your circulation improves (especially tips of fingers and toes)
  • 24 hours after quitting: your risk for heart attack has begun to drop
  • 48 hours after quitting: your ability to smell and taste is enhanced
  • 3 weeks after quitting: your lung function will have improved significantly
  • 1 year after quitting: your risk for heart disease decreases by 50%

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