December 19th 2023

Lets make 2024 the Year You Quit!

Did you know that if you live in Wales you can access Help Me Quit smoking service for free and start living your best life now!

Check out these benefits to quitting smoking:

8 Hours after quitting- Nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in the blood reduce by half and your oxygen levels return to normal.

24 hours after quitting – Carbon monoxide is eliminated from the body; lungs start to clear out mucus and other smoking debris.

48 hours after quitting- There is no nicotine left in your body and the ability to taste and smell is greatly improved.

72 hours after quitting- Breathing becomes easier. Bronchial tubes begin to relax and your energy levels should start to increase.

2-12 weeks after quitting- Circulation improves. Oxygenated blood is flowing around your body and helping to improve your health.

3-9 months after quitting- Coughs and wheezing improves and how well you can breathe increases by up to 10%.

1 year smokefre- Your risk of a heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker.

10 years smokefree- The risk of getting lung cancer falls to about half that of a smoker.

15 years smokefree- Your risk of a heart attack falls to the same as someone who has never smoked.

Lets be honest- its all good news! РYou can self refer today using these details 

Call 0800 085 2219

Text “HMQ” to 80818

Request a call back through Help Me Quit | Stop Smoking Services In Wales


(All information in this article is obtained from the Help Me Quit website) 

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