Your risk of stroke will be reduced by half within 20 minutes after quitting.
The level of carbon monoxide in your blood has dropped dramatically within a day of quitting.
After 48 hours of quitting, your sense of taste and smell begin to improve. Your breath, hair and clothes will smell fresher.
Your risk of heart attack or stroke will be reduced by half, within 2 weeks to 3 months of quitting.
After 1 to 9 months of quitting, almost all nicotine by-products have gone out of your body so that you’ll breath easily.
Within 1 years after quitting, your risk of heart diseases will drop off shortly.
After 5 years of quitting, the risk of death from heart attack decreases dramatically.
After 10 years of quitting, your risk of lung cancer drops to that of someone who’s never smoked.
After 15 years of quitting, your risk of heart diseases is almost as same as for a non-smoker.