Mind-Blowing ways your body Heals after you quit smoking

If you don't ever pick one up again, your body will go through amazing transformations within minutes of finishing your last one

20 minutes after your last cigarette:

Your blood pressure and pulse will lower and return to normal. The temperature in your hands and feet increase.

After 12 hours:

The carbon monoxide level in your blood will lower and return to normal, Blood oxygen begins to increase. You'll feel more alert.

After 24 hours:

Your risk of heart attack drops significantly.

After 48 hours:

Nerve endings begin to regrow and your sense of smell and taste will return.

After about 3 months:

Your circulation will improve, walking will be easier and you will cough less.

After 1 year:

Your risk of coronary heart disease is half of what it was when you smoked.

After 5-10years:

Your risk of stroke returns to normal.

At the 10 year mark:

Your chance of developing smoking-related cancer is about the same as a nonsmoker.

After 15 years:

Your risk of coronary heart disease and heart attack is that of a non-smoker.

When you quit smoking and no longer inhale the 4,800 toxic substances found in cigarettes, you experience enormous positive changes in your health.