What happens when you quit smoking?
You transform your life from a smoky prison
to a free healthy life, that is controlled
by you and not by a cigarette.
let’s have a closer look.
When you quit smoking your body responds almost
it starts cleansing itself and you experience
a roller coaster of good feelings and nicotine
But the good part is, withdrawal symptoms
wind up soon if you stay strong.Within 20
minutes of quitting smoking your heart rate
and blood pressure starts to decrease, Both
of them affect the heart.
In 8 to 12 hours Level of carbon monoxide
starts dropping in the blood.
This carbon monoxide is a dangerous gas, it
decreases the oxygenation in the blood.
After 48 hours the level of nicotine drops,
Nicotine is the chemical in the cigarettes which
makes them addictive.
Brain asks for more and more cigarettes because
of the presence of this nicotine.
The toughest part comes at the end of second
and the third day When the levels of nicotine
are very much low and your brain is asking
for more and more.
This is the cigarette urge, this is the
phase that is roughest & you have to pass but always remember,
this urge will pass away, It will stay for
5 to 10 minutes with peak for 2 minutes and
it will go; ‘it has to go’ that is the
You have to keep yourself engaged, busy, distract
yourself, do some exercise, just not take a
cigarette again, otherwise the whole hard work
is going to get blown up.
In 2 weeks to 3 months your lung functions
improve your blood circulation improves and
exercise becomes much easier.
By the end of 3rd month your urge to smoke
will be almost gone because your brain starts
adjusting itself to the new chemical receptor
Between 1 month and 9 months the lungs start
to have the normal function such as ability
to clean and fight infection.
Between 9 months to 1 year the effects on
fertility start to get better.
In males smoking causes poor sperm function
and in females smoking causes poor hormones
as well as poor uterine receptivity.
All of them lead to decrease in the conception
rates making you infertile.
But the good news is it recovers in 9
months to 1 year once you quit smoking.
By the end of one year you have almost decreased
your Heart attack risk to half I compared
Congrats. By the end of 5 years the risk of
stroke is same as that of a non smoker Also
the risk of Cancer cervix is same as that
of a non smoker And other cancers such as
cancer of mouth, throat and bladder the risk
By the end of 10 years the risk of lung cancer
is decreased to half.
The risk of Cancer voice box and cancer pancreas
And finally by the end of 15 years your risk
of heart that is just the same as that of
a non smoker.
Congratulations, you just added 10 more years
to your life And bonus congrats on saving
your loved ones from the risks of passive
also you saved a lot on money because now you
are not going to buy cigarettes, so you have extra
life, you have extra money enjoy with that
and We will meet soon until then take care
and bye bye.