Here is What Happens With Your Body When You Stop Smoking

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Smoking is one of the worst things you can do to your body, and it has a detrimental effect on overall health. Stop smoking at this very moment, and you will experience a few major changes.

  1. The beginning

Your blood pressure and pulse go back to normal within 20 minutes after your last cigarette.

  1. The stairway to optimal health

Carbon monoxide in blood is neutralized within eight hours. The same applies to your oxygen levels.

  1. Low risk of heart attack

After 24 hours, you will have a lower risk of heart attack.

  1. Better sensual perception`

You will have restored your sense of taste and smell after 48 hours. The nerve endings will start growing again.

  1. Better circulation

Blood circulation improves after 2 weeks. You will walk easily, and the function of your lungs will improve by 30%.

  1. Easy breathing

You will restore your energy. Ex-smokers claim to have solved their issues with shortness of breath, cough, and sinus congestion. Lungs work better, and there is almost no risk of infections.

  1. Stronger health

Non-smokers have lower risk of coronary heart disease than smokers.

  1. Low risk of cancer

Non-smokers have lower risk of developing throat, mouth, and esophageal cancer after 5 years.  This group also has a lower rate of lung cancer death when compared to average smokers.

  1. Low risk of lung cancer

Precancerous cells are already replaced, and individuals have a lower risk of lung, bladder, kidney, throat, mouth, esophageal, and pancreatic cancer.

  1. The great reversal

After 15 years, your health condition will be the similar to the one in non-smokers.


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