Wellness

How Quitting Smoking Changes Your Body

11/07/2014 12:00am ET | Updated December 6, 2017

The grim news is that cigarette smoking is attributed to about 443,000 deaths each year in the United States. The good news is that the younger you are when you quit, the greater the health benefits. But quitting at any age can add years to your life. And some of the benefits are almost immediate.

In this spirit, we've partnered with CVS Health to bring you a visual of what happens to your body after your last cigarette. Check out the astonishing effects below: