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Here are some facts that can help smokers to start thinking about quitting cigarettes.

20 minutes after you stop smoking- the first effect that appears 20 minutes after the last cigarette is lowering the blood pressure and pulse.

24 hours after you stop smoking- smokers have 70 % greater opportunity of heart attack. Only one day without smoking the risk reduces.

48 hours after you stop smoking – all the smell and taste senses come back.

3 days after you stop smoking- at this moment your body will be nicotine free fully. However, the consequences from the nicotine will last for a while. There are possible physical symptoms such as headache, dizziness and cramps.

Month to 9 months after you stop smoking- the lungs are much more resistant from an infection.

1 year after you stop smoking – the risk of heart diseases is lowered to 50 %.