Quitting smoking is a thing not easily done, especially to someone who is very addicted to nicotine. But if you successfully quit smoking, there are profits to be obtained within hours.
To achieve this necessary intention, determination and strong commitment and support from the surrounding environment. However, the results obtained will be far more satisfactory than the struggle waged.
Securities acquired from quitting smoking include a variety of issues including mental and physical. The following are effects that can be obtained if someone stops smoking, as quoted from Lifemojo, Friday (6/3/2011), namely:
Within 8 hours
Levels of nicotine and carbon monoxide in the blood are greatly reduced. This can reduce the risk of heart attacks and blood oxygen levels will rise to the normal amount.
Within 24 hours
Risk of heart attack decreases. All carbon monoxide and nicotine will be out of the body. And nerve endings begin to grow again so that restore its ability to improve the taste and smell sensors.
Within 48 hours
This is a difficult time because of side effects will emerge such as abdominal pain and vomiting. But at this point also decrease the risk of lung damage and stop the risk of lung cancer.
Within 72 hours
Bronchial tubes in the body begins to relax so that makes a person could breathe more easily again.
Within 2 weeks
Lung function increases up to 30 percent return which improves blood circulation and makes it easier for people to do activities. Although sometimes found in withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, headaches and anxiety.
Within 1-9 months
Physical appearance will begin to improve, such as the pale gray color in the body is lost, reduce wrinkles, reduce cough, shortness of breath, nasal congestion and fatigue. Besides hair cilia in the lungs begin to function well in the clear mucus, thereby reducing the risk of infection.
Within 1 year
A person’s risk of heart disease associated with smoking will be reduced about 1.5 times compared to a year ago.
Within 10 years
The risk of heart attacks and lung cancer will be reduced almost the same as someone who never smoked, and reduce the risk of other cancers such as mouth, throat, bladder and pancreas.