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20 minutes after not smoking, your body will notice a difference

Monday January 22, 2018

what happens to your body when you quit smoking

If you or someone you know is trying to quit smoking, now is the time! This week is National Non-Smoking Week. Did you know your body starts feeling positive effects within 20 minutes of not smoking? Your blood pressure and heart rate return to normal in 20 minutes. Within 8 hours of nicotine withdrawal, your body is able to clear the carbon monoxide from your bloodstream.

Watch this video to see what happens to your body the longer you go without smoking.    

Source: 

https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/sgr/2004/posters/20mins/index.htm

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