EVERYONE knows that smoking is bad for health and can cause various dangerous diseases such as cancer.
But for heavy smokers, this habit is difficult to break because they are addicted, even though within 20 minutes of quitting smoking, only your body can recover.
Quitting smoking in the long term can also provide more effective health benefits. This is what happens when you stop smoking.
After 20 minutes
- We stop polluting the air.
- Lowering blood pressure and pulse.
- Increase the temperature of the hands and feet.
After 8 hours
- Carbon monoxide levels in the blood return to normal.
- The level of oxygen in the blood increases.
After 24 hours
- Reduces the risk of heart attack
After 48 hours
- The nerves begin to adapt to nicotine dependence.
- Feel the smell and taste back to normal
After 72 hours
- Breathing is better because the bronchial tubes in the lungs have opened more space.
- The lungs’ ability to fill air also increases.
After 1-3 months
- Feel the increased energy throughout the body
After 9 months
- Cough, nasal congestion, and shortness of breath will be reduced.
- Increase capacity and cleanse the lungs and reduce the risk of infection
After a year
- Reduces the risk of heart-related diseases
- Reducing the risk of stroke
After 10 years
- The risk of dying from lung cancer is reduced by 50 percent.
- Reducing other risks such as cancer of the mouth, esophagus, and tongue.