A 33-year-old member asked:
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how long can it take for your body to recover from the effects of smoking?

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
About 15 years: Your cancer risk will go back down to baseline after 15 years. However any damage done to lung capacity is permanent. (emphysema changes). At 33, now is a good time to stop and you should be fine. Take a look at this article _bla.
Answered on Apr 7, 2020

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