Monday, 9 April 2018

What happens to your body when you Quit Smoking?

It's that time of the year when you finally decide to quit smoking and we have plenty of reasons to support your good cause.
You may be thinking that since you smoked cigarettes for years, leaving it won't make much difference now.

But, there's one interesting thing to note!
Your body has an amazing ability to heal itself, and it happens very quickly- the signs of improvement comes within 30 minutes!

Within half-an-hour, an average time it takes to watch your favourite sitcom, your body blood pressure rate and pulse will start to drop back to normal. And your hands feel warmer than usual, which is a good sign.

After 12 Hours, Oxygen level in the body increases whereas you have half the amount of nicotine and carbon monoxide in your blood. Must be surprised huh!

After 3 days, maybe you feel a bit of a headache when the nicotine level significantly decreases as your body is re-adjusting itself to a new you. This is also the time when you will face the toughest challenges. You might feel little more anxious, dizzy, hungry, or even more tired. If you can overcome it then the rest of the journey will be smoother.

Within 2-3 Months the stamina and endurance level in your body will start to increase and you will not run out of breath during exercise. Your body has now significantly adapted to your new lifestyle.

After 8-9 Months, Your lungs would have a much greater efficiency to fight infectious diseases which may otherwise harm your body. You will feel more active and alive. In order to keep your body functions at the best level, it is important to keep your lungs healthy. This will also result in fewer cold and other diseases.You’ll also have more energy.

Within 1 year, the chances of heart-related diseases will decrease to half and you will likely not face serious heart issues like a cardiac arrest or something.

And finally, within 10 years, the chances of death due to smoking will become equivalent to non-smoker.

So, what do you think? Isn't it great to quit smoking and live more healthy and happy?