Published on May 23rd, 2013 | by Tom


What Happens When You Quit Smoking

Have you ever wondered what would happen when you quit smoking. Here is the timeline. Just check what will begin to happen when you start to quit smoking.

20 minutes later

Your pulse rate and blood pressure begin to fall.

12 hours later

The amount of carbon monoxide in your blood is back to normal level.

2 weeks later

Your blood circulation is better than before and also your lung functions well.

1 months later

The problem of coughing and shortness of breath have been relieved. The cilia in your lung works well again which increases the ability of mucus handling and lungs cleansing and reduces the possibility of infection as well.

1 year later

The risk of coronary heart disease is decreased to half of that of a normal smoker.

5 years later

You are less likely to have cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, and bladder. Your risk of Cervical cancer and stroke is just as the same as that of a non-smoker.

10 years later

Basically, you are an ordinary people now. Your likelihood of getting a lung cancer drops, so does larynx cancer.

15 years later

Congratulations! You make it and you are just a man who never smoked before.

There are lots of benefits of quitting smoking. This is just the tip of the iceberg. If you are a smoker, please quit it for good immediately and your whole life will be different.


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