Cigarettes are one of the most prevalent vices in the world and are the cause of premature death of thousands of people worldwide.
With 4,000 harmful chemicals in each cigarette, whenever you inhale smoke in the lungs, its harm to your body, face, teeth and skin, claims Dr. Peter Selby, clinical director of the program for Addiction and Mental Health Toronto.
He says that when people stop smoking, their health almost instantly begins to improve.
Of course, quitting smoking is not easy, but if you can dedicate yourself and concentrate on the advantages, it will certainly help you to quit smoking.
The harmful effects of smoking can not be erased in a few days.
For better visualization and motivation we will show you what will be happening to your body in the process of cancellation.
After 20 minutes – Blood pressure will return to normal.
After 8 hours – Carbon dioxide in the bloodstream will decrease twice, and the oxygen will be normalized.
After 48 hours – The chance of having a heart attack begins to decrease and the entire nicotine will leave the body. The sense of taste and smell will return to normal.
After 72 hours – The bronchial tubes will relax, and the energy in the body will increase.
After 2 weeks – Circulation will improve, it will be even better in the next 10 weeks.
After 3-8 months – Problems with coughing and heavier breathing will be reduced because the lung capacity will increase by 10%.
After 1 year – The risk of having a heart attack will be reduced twice.
After 5 years – The risk of getting stroke will be the same as non-smokers.
After 10 years – The risk of getting lung cancer will be the same as non-smokers.
After 15 years – The risk of having a heart attack will be the same as non-smokers.