Sometimes people choose to ignore the dangers of smoking and continue to find delight in cigarettes. If you are a smoker and you are not interested in the long term consequences, see the changes that will happen to your body in your close future if you quit smoking.


  • 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure comes down to normal level.
  • In 8 hours the poisonous carbon monoxide in you will drop to normal, and the oxygen will rise to normal levels too.
  • The possibility of a heart attack is reduced in 48 hours after quitting, and the feelings of taste and smell are normal again.
  • In 72 hours due to relaxed breathing paths your energy levels are higher.
  • Circulation improves after 2 weeks.
  • Your lungs capacity increases by 10% and different respiratory problems decrease in 3 to 9 months after quitting.
  • In 1 to 5 years time the risks of suffering from a heart attack or stroke are decreased.
  • In 10 to 15 years after quitting the chances of lung cancer or heart attack are equal as those of non-smokers.