Quitting the use tobacco is truly a process over a long time. To escape from this addiction comes bit by bit, so you should try to relax and put a little time between you and the last cigarette you have smoked.
In quitting smoking you will gain many benefits. As a matter of fact within just minutes away from stopping it there are many benefits that you will gain instantly.
In 20 minutes of time your blood pressure and pulse goes back to normal.
In 8 hours nicotine and carbon monoxide levels in your blood are reduce by half. Also Oxygen levels goes back to normal.
In a day, carbon monoxide will be totally eliminated or removed from the body. And the lungs start to clear out mucous and other kind of smoking debris.
In 2 days, nicotine will be totally removed in the body. The ability to taste and smell is greatly improved as the way it used to be.
In 3 days, your breathing becomes easier, because the bronchial tubes begin to relax and energy levels increase.
In 2 to 12 weeks the circulation will be improved.
After 3 to 9 months Coughs, wheezing and breathing problems are improved as the lungs function are increased up to 10%.
In 5 years of not smoking the risk of heart attack falls to about half that of a smoker have.
In about 10 years, the risk of lung cancer will fall about half of a smoker have. Risk of heart attack falls to the same as someone who are totally non-smoker.
More benefits of not smoking:
It gives you confidence.
Quitting the smoking habit is a very hard challenge. Once you have quit it, you will know that you can also succeed at difficult tasks and you will know that you can take control of your life.
Quitting the smoking habit helps you to believe more in yourself.
You will become more fit because smoking makes it harder for us to exercise and it reduces the benefits to our body.
Chain smokers or those light smokers have more chance of having coughs and colds than non-smokers and take longer to get well again.