Children of people who smoke are more likely to be
The good news is that you can change this! When you quit smoking, you reduce all of these risks for
health problems in your family. You also increase the chance that your children
will not smoke or will quit if they already smoke. So if you've ever thought about quitting, now you have one more good reason—for your family's and your friends' health.
Q: How long after I quit smoking will I begin to see the benefits?
A: Almost immediately. Here’s a quick rundown from the Cleveland Clinic:
After 20 minutes: Your blood pressure and pulse decrease. The temperature of your hands and feet increases.
After eight hours: The carbon monoxide level in your blood returns to normal. Oxygen levels in your blood increase.
After 24 hours: Your chance of heart attack decreases.
After 48 hours: Your ability to taste and smell starts...