Many people smoke even though they are aware of the fact that it is a very harmful habit and can cause damaging effects on the health.
So if you make the choice to stop smoking, every part in the body is improving and recovering from the bottom to the top.
Here is the process of improvement after quitting smoking.
1. The start of improvement
The blood pressure and the pulse are going back to normal after 20 minutes from the last cigarette.
2. Going back to normal
The levels of oxygen and also the level of carbon monoxide in the blood are neutralized after eight hours from the last cigarette.
3. Reduced Heart attack risk
The risk of a heart attack is reduced after just 24 hours.
4. Restored sensual perception
The sensual perception of smell and taste is ameliorated and also the nerve ending start to grow after just 48 hours.
5. Improved circulation
The circulation of the blood is ameliorates in the period between 2 weeks and 3 moths and also it is much easier to move. The lungs are improved by 30 %.
6. Breathing easily
Problems like sinus congestion, coughs and shortness of breath are reduced after 1-9 months and the body is full with energy. The lungs start to regrow the cilia-which cleans them and also reduces the risk of infections.
7. Improved heart health
Non-smokers have twice lower risk of coronary heart disease that smoker’s after just one year.
8. Reduced risk of cancer
Non-smokers have twice lower risk of lung cancer, and also they have half the risk of esophageal, mouth, throat cancer than the smoker’s in just five years.
9. Reducing the risk of lung cancer
The precancerous cells are renewed in ten yeast after quitting and the lung cancer death rate of is the same as a nonsmoker’s. Also the risk of pancreatic, esophageal, mouth, throat, kidney and bladder cancer is reduced a lot.
In 15 years, ex-smokers have the same risk of heart diseases as a non-smoker.