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How does quitting smoking affect aging?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
Smoking one pack of cigarettes a day makes you over 8 years older than the nonsmoker. Cessation of smoking can make you 1 year younger in 2 months, and 7 years younger in 5 years. If you quit, you can regain 7 of the 8 years you lost from smoking.
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