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2 Weeks to 3 Months After Quitting
Your circulation improves and your lung function increases.
(US Surgeon General's Report, 1990)

1 to 9 Months After Quitting
Coughing and shortness of breath decrease; cilia (tiny hair-like structures that move mucus out of the lungs) regain normal function in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs and reduce the risk of infection.
(US Surgeon General's Report, 1990)

1 Year After Quitting
The excess risk of coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker's.
(U.S. Surgeon General's Report, 1990)

As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.

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