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After about 40 days of quitting smoking cold turkey were is the body at as far as healing and how long more till your better mentally and physically.?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: Awesome!

First, going cold turkey is formidable.
Going 40 days without smoking is a huge step toward regaining health. The benefits start immediately and accrue each day. Physical deconditioning for any reason takes a toll. However, a person will gain stamina each day he/she walks and increases activity. Improved cognitive function follows. All of this reinforces the huge benefit of being away from toxins.

In brief: Awesome!

First, going cold turkey is formidable.
Going 40 days without smoking is a huge step toward regaining health. The benefits start immediately and accrue each day. Physical deconditioning for any reason takes a toll. However, a person will gain stamina each day he/she walks and increases activity. Improved cognitive function follows. All of this reinforces the huge benefit of being away from toxins.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Better every day

The good news: a few hours after you stop breathing smoke, your body starts healing from its damaging effects.
Heart rate drops. Carbon monoxide levels drop to normal. In a few weeks, your lungs work better. Within a year, your risk for heart disease is half what it was. Withing 15 years, you have no greater risk for respiratory cancers than a non smoker.

In brief: Better every day

The good news: a few hours after you stop breathing smoke, your body starts healing from its damaging effects.
Heart rate drops. Carbon monoxide levels drop to normal. In a few weeks, your lungs work better. Within a year, your risk for heart disease is half what it was. Withing 15 years, you have no greater risk for respiratory cancers than a non smoker.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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