What Happens to Your body if you stop smoking Right now?
I think one of the main reasons itís so hard to quit smoking is because all the benefits of quitting and all the dangers of continuing seem very far away. Well, hereís a little timeline about some of the more immediate effects of quitting smoking and how that will affect your body RIGHT NOW.
*In 20 minutesyour blood pressure will drop back down to normal. *In 8 hoursthe carbon monoxide (a toxic gas) levels in your blood stream will drop by half, and oxygen levels will return to normal. *In 48 hoursyour chance of having a heart attack will have decreased. All nicotine will have left your body. Your sense of taste and smell will return to a normal level. *In 72 hoursyour bronchial tubes will relax, and your energy levels will increase. *In 2 weeksyour circulation will increase, and it will continue to improve for the next 10 weeks. *In three to nine monthscoughs, wheezing and breathing problems will dissipate as your lung capacity improves by 10%. *In 1 yearyour risk of having a heart attack will have dropped by half. *In 5 yearsyour risk of having a stroke returns to that of a non-smoker. *In 10 yearsyour risk of lung cancer will have returned to that of a non-smoker. *In 15 yearsyour risk of heart attack will have returned to that of a non-smoker.
So, you have more immediate things to look forward to if you quit now besides just freaking out about not being able to smoke.Quit now!