Smoking harms your lungs in many ways. Quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do to slow down the disease and improve your quality of life.
Smoking is linked to:
After you quit smoking, the damage to the lung tissue slows down. In the first days after quitting, you may notice that you cough up more mucus than usual. This is the result of your body trying to clear your lungs. But you will also notice after several weeks that you can breathe more easily, have more stamina, and eventually cough less.
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