Features October 2016 Issue

Quitting Smoking at Any Age Improves Cardiovascular Health

Once you stop smoking, the health of your heart and circulatory system starts to improve. Benefits can be seen regardless of age, but quitting sooner is always better.

Quitting Smoking at Any Age Improves Cardiovascular Health

Your heart and lungs benefit no matter when you kick the habit.

If youíre a lifetime smoker, you probably know all too well the great difficulty of trying to quit, and you may already be dealing with the health consequences of cigarettes. But if you think that itís too late to experience any real health benefits from quitting, youíre wrong. Research shows that within hours of quitting, blood pressure, pulse rate and oxygen levels in the blood all improve.

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