Blood pressure and heart rate decrease.
Oxygen level goes back to normal and carbon monoxide levels drop.
Chances of having a heart attack decreases and sense of smell and taste start improving.
Bronchial tubes have restarted their cleaning mechanism, so breathing is easier.
2 Weeks to 3 Months
Circulation improves, exercising becomes easier and lung capacity can increase by as much as 30%.
Improvements in coughing, sinus congestion, tiredness, shortness of breath and colds.
50% reduction in risk of smoking-related heart attack.
Risk of having a stroke is now reduced to that of a non-smoker.
Risk of dying from lung cancer will decrease by half.
Risk of dying from a heart attack is the same as a person who has never smoked.