Mark Twain once said,

QUITTING SMOKING IS EASY; I’VE DONE IT A THOUSAND TIMES.”

If you tried once and didn’t succeed,

DON’T LOSE HOPE!

Instead of focusing on the quitting part, focus on the benefits—that can last a lifetime.

When you’re smoke-free for…

Heart Rate May Slow Down to Normal Level
Heart Rate May Slow Down to Normal Level

20 MINUTES.

Your heart rate may slow down to a more normal level.

Carbon Monoxide in Blood May Drop to Normal
Carbon Monoxide in Blood May Drop to Normal

12 HOURS.

The level of carbon monoxide (a dangerous gas) in your blood may drop to normal.

Circulation and Breathing May Improve.
Circulation and Breathing May Improve.

2 WEEKS TO 3 MONTHS.

Your circulation and breathing may improve.

Less Coughing and Less Shortness of Breath
Less Coughing and Less Shortness of Breath

1 TO 9 MONTHS.

You may have less coughing and less shortness of breath.

Risk of heart disease may be cut in half
Risk of heart disease may be cut in half

1 YEAR.

Compared to smokers, your risk of heart disease may be cut in half.

If you think you’re ready to quit,

you have many options. Talk to your doctor about the quitting strategy that works best for you.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION