Smokers find the process less difficult to stop when they focus on the
rewards and benefits that will soon reap as a result of being
smoke-free. Such as preventing heart attacks, reducing the risk of
cancer, and ensure a higher standard and life. Health benefits of
quitting are endless.
Here are the immediate benefits and
long-term health to stop smoking:
Stopping only 20 minutes will allow
your heart rate and blood pressure to drop to more normal levels. This
will reduce your risk
of heart attack.
Within 12 hours, carbon monoxide highly
poisonous in their blood is greatly minimized. Carbon monoxide inhibits
the ability of your blood to deliver oxygen to vital body organs like
the heart and brain.
Two weeks to three months, blood
circulation normal and the lung begins to heal and function more
After just nine months, coughing and shortness of
breath and decrease the lungs’ natural ability to deal with the
pollutants are restored. This will further reduce the risk of infection
In one year, the risk of coronary
heart disease is halved.
And after five years, you managed
to reduce their risk of stroke to equal that of a nonsmoker.
ten years, your likelihood of dying from lung cancer is half that of a
person who still smokes. Your risk of various cancers, such as the
mouth, throat, uterus, bladder, etc. is also significantly reduced.
after 15 years as a non-smoker, your chances of getting coronary heart
disease are like that of a nonsmoker, proving that smoking is effective
In addition to the considerable health
benefits of quitting smoking, there are also notable social, mental and
emotional to be had.
Those who succeed in stopping smoking feel
that they have taken control of their lives and have more confidence in
themselves for having accomplished a difficult task.
quit find they like very long periods of quality time with friends,
family and leisure.
Fear that they will eventually become a
source of suffering and burden to a loved one due to a disease related
to smoking is abolished. Loved ones are often greatly relieved and
Guilt and shame over the social taboo and odor and
smoke breaks to smoke a cigarette is a thing of the past.
finally, that saved a lot of money. More money will make anyone feel
All these benefits and a huge number more are
waiting for you should you finally decide to stop smoking for good.
Focusing on social, mental, emotional and health benefits will
definitely get you on your way to be motivated to make the transition
from the value of a smoker to a non-smoker today.