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Younger-Looking and Healthier Body After Quitting Smoking

When you quit smoking, you'll reap many physical benefits.

  • Your taste buds come back to life.
  • Your sense of smell improves.
  • Your voice may improve as irritation of the voice box (larynx) from cigarette smoke is reduced.
  • Your hair and breath no longer smell like smoke.
  • You can breathe more deeply.
  • You have more energy and stamina.

You'll look younger and healthier.1

Citations

  1. American Cancer Society (2010). Prevention and Early Detection: Guide to Quitting Smoking. Atlanta: American Cancer Society. Available online: http://www.cancer.org/Healthy/StayAwayfromTobacco/GuidetoQuittingSmoking/index.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Hughes, MD - Psychiatry
Last RevisedJuly 6, 2011

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: July 06, 2011
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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