What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Smoking?

what-happens-to-your-body-when-you-stop-smokingHere are some facts about what happens to the smokers’ body after they quit smoking. The following facts may help smokers to quit smoking.

  • 20 Minutes after you stop 

Lower blood pressure and pulse occur 20 minutes after the last smoked cigarette.

  • 24 Hours after stopping 

Smokers have a 70% greater chance of having a heart attack. Just one day after you quit smoking, the risk of having a heart attack starts to decrease.

  • 48 hours after stopping smoking 

The senses of smell and taste begin to renew.

  • Three days after stopping 

The body will completely clean itself out of nicotine. However, the effects of nicotine stay for a while. Possible physical symptoms may occur, symptoms such as dizziness, headache and cramps.

  • Between one month and nine months after quitting

The lungs are starting to be more resistant to infection.

  • One year after quitting

The risk of heart and other diseases is decreased by 50%.

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