In the first day after you stop smoking, your heart rate drops and your Bloodstream Carbon monoxide levels drop to normal.
Within 1-3 months, your risk of heart attacks decreases, and your lung function starts to improve.
By 1 year, your added risk of heart disease is decreased by 50%, and your shortness of breath and coughing are markedly improved.
At 5 years, your stroke risk is same as non smoker.
At 10 years, the risk of getting cancer is markedly decreased, including lung, throat, mouth, esophageal, pancreatic and kidney cancer. The risk of lung cancer is cut by half.
15 years after you stop smoking, the risk of coronary artery disease is same as non smoker.
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