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What Happens to Your Body After You Quit Smoking

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Man quitting smoking breaks a cigarette
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Pack of cigarettes
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How much do you smoke?


Quit smoking marked on calendar
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Some of the benefits of quitting smoking


Asian senior woman relaxing and breathing fresh air
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12 hours after you quit smoking


Nurse measuring blood pressure
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1 day after you quit smoking


Woman eating salad
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48 hours after you quit smoking


Man holding packet of nicotine gum
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72 hours after you quit smoking


Young man running outdoors
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30 days after you quit smoking


Cilia fighting off bacteria
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9 months after you quit smoking


Heart Care and ECG
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1 year after you quit smoking


Victorious pose
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10 to 15 years after you quit smoking


Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D.

@Lung_doctor

Eli Hendel, M.D., is a board-certified internist/pulmonary specialist with board certification in Sleep Medicine. An Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Keck-University of Southern California School of Medicine, and Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, his areas include asthma, COPD, sleep disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, and occupational lung diseases. Favorite hobby? Playing jazz music.