Amazing things that happen when you quit smoking

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Within mere minutes of quitting, your body will start benefiting.1 And it will keep benefiting for every hour, day, month and year that you stay smoke-free.


The benefits of quitting smoking last a lifetime,3 and your whole body – as well as your friends and family – will thank you for it.

If you want help in getting started, it's helpful to know that smokers are up to 4x more likely to succeed in quitting with the help of a healthcare professional compared to quitting unaided.4


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  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smoking & Tobacco Use: Benefits of Quitting Accessed 23 July 2019.
  2. US National Library of Medicine. Benefits of quitting tobacco. Accessed 23 July 2019.
  3. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. Supporting smoking cessation: a guide for health professionals. RACGP, 2014. Available at Accessed 24 July 2019.
  4. West. R (2012) Stop smoking services; increased chances of quitting. NCSCT Briefing #8. London: National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training.