Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. But when you quit, you’ll notice a difference all over.
"I love my new lung capacity. I can hike again."
When you quit smoking, your body feels the benefits immediately. Some of those benefits include faster healing and recovery time.
Mental and Emotional Health
Quitting smoking can decrease feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress.
When you quit, you can improve your mood and quality of life.
Quitting smoking can decrease your chance of having suicidal thoughts or attempting suicide.
If you have post-traumatic stress disorder, HIV, depression, or substance use disorders, smoking carries extra risks, and quitting carries extra benefits.