Friday, November 29, 2013

Facts of What Happens When a Smoker Quits: InfoGraphics

Decided to quite smoking…Good. It’s really not so easy, as its addiction may force you… but little positive thinking can improve your health with each passing minute after your quitting. Develop such thinking over here…

Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causing several deadly diseases. Each cigarette a person smokes shortens his life by 11 minutes. Almost everyone knows that smoking is linked to heart disease, stroke and other chronic lung diseases, it also increases your risk for cancer of bladder, throat and mouth, kidneys, cervix and pancreas. Again the most common question comes in mind - how many people are still lighting up? It is because of addiction. Smoking is your physical addiction as well as a psychological habit. Eliminating that regular fix is too hard, but you can if you want. You may hear that Never cut the line to shorten it, just draw another bigger one. Similarly, if you decided to quit your smoking and find it difficult, just think about those amazing health improvements your body gets immediately after quitting. Knowing such facts definitely make you firm in your quitting decision. So know them… try them and improve your health, after all Health is Wealth.

Health improvements smokers gets just after quitting smoking

Look, the very first glimpse of image indicates that how life of smoker is going to end, just like the burning cigarette is going to ash, very quickly or you can say unexpectedly? But here, you need to take a reverse gear. Note all those health improvements your body gets with each passing minute, after quitting smoking. They are really fast…incredible too! Can you believe that just after 20 minutes of your quitting, your heart rate and blood pressure drops back to normal levels? This is truth. When minutes turn into hours, the level of carbon monoxide in the body drops to normal level just after 12 hours of quitting.

As hours pass on to days…and days to weeks, blood circulation and functionality of lungs can be improved within 1-2 weeks after quitting. On increasing number of weeks (1-9 weeks) after quitting, there are fewer chances for smoker norms like constant cough and shortness of breath. Along with it, note that little hairs lining the lungs work normally, once again and clean the lungs enough to make it infection-free. After passing a year, the risk of getting coronary heart disease is half compared to the high risk of smokers.

Once you cross 5 years with staying quit from smoking, the risk of contracting mouth, throat, esophagus, and bladder cancers is half of what it is for smokers. Also, risk of cervical cancer and stroke reduces. After 10 years, the risk of dying from lung cancer is half what it is for smokers. Also, there is a drop in risk of getting pancreatic and larynx cancers. Once you cross 15 years line, the risk of heart cancer is same to the normal person (non-smokers). Hope, this 15 years timeline will complete by making you normal, once again!
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