Health Benefits

Small measures can have a big impact. By quitting smoking you are significantly increasing your chances of living a longer life; in fact it takes just 20 minutes to make a difference to your health.

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The amazing thing about the human body is that it takes just 20 minutes to start noticing small health benefits. 

Benefits to your health begin the minute you stop smoking

Health Benefits - Heart20 Minutes - Blood pressure and pulse return to normal

Health Benefits - Hand1 Hour - Your circulation improves, your hands and feet feel warmer

Health Benefits - Circulation8 Hours - Nicotine levels fall, circulation improves

Health Benefits - Lungs1 Day - Lungs begin to work better, carbon monoxide removed from body

Health Benefits - Senses2 Days - Your taste and smell improves, Nicotine removed from your body

Health Benefits - Breathing3 Days - Energy levels increase, breathing becomes easier

Health Benefits - Walking2 Weeks - Withdrawal symptoms begin to ease, walking and daily tasks become easier to do

Health Benefits - Energy1 Month - Withdrawal symptoms have stopped, breathing and energy levels continue to improve

Health Benefits - Heart Attack6 Months - Risk of heart attack, cancer and other ‘smoking’ diseases begins to fall

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