You can do one thing right now that will improve your health within 20 minutes–put down the cigarette, vape pen, chew, etc. After 20 minutes your heart rate and blood pressure will drop and in 12 hours, the carbon monoxide in your blood goes back to normal. The health benefits of quitting tobacco start immediately and continue for years.
Whether you or someone you care about is a tobacco user, check out Episode #6 of “Hands on Health” with tobacco cessation expert Alissa Dorman. She shares some key skills and principles for kicking a tobacco habit and addiction in honor of the annual Great American Smokeout.
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