They showed what happens to the body after quitting

If you smoke you can start think about it after seeing what is happening to your body after quitting. You will understand what harm they are doing to the body to harmful cigarette smoke.


If you need motivation to quit smoking, this infographic published by the American Health Company CVS could help. This infographic shows what happens when you stop smoking within a period of 20 minutes to 15 years.

  • 20 to 30 minutes – blood pressure and heart rate and hands will drop and feet become warmer
  • – 8 hours. The level of carbon monoxide in the blood decreases and the oxygen level is increased
  • – 48 hours, the sense of smell and taste begin to work
  • 72 hours – the bronchial tubes relax
  • 2 weeks to 3 months – circulation in the body is better and lung function same
  • 1 to 9 months -. Coughing and glued breasts are reduced, lungs release mucus easily and there is less chance of infection, even the body has more energy
  • 1 year – the risk of heart disease halved compared with those who smoke
  • 5 years – the risk of stroke and cervical cancer is the same as in nonsmokers and the risk of cancer the oral cavity, throat, ovarian and bladder cancer is twice smaller than before.
  • – 10 years. The risk of lung cancer is twice less than in smokers and the risk of pancreatic cancer is the same as nonsmokers
  • 15 years – the risk of heart disease and death is the same as in non-smokers.

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