Most of people know the dangers posed from a cigarette. However, eliminating the smoking habit is not as easy as turning the palm of the hand. To be able to quit smoking must be based on desire, determination and commitment of the person concerned. Not infrequently, every time you change your habits to quit smoking, your body will create a reaction.
Side effects of stopping smoking cover a variety of symptoms such as mental and physical. But if you are able to survive and be able to change their smoking habits, will be many positive effects that you can. This is the effect of stopping smoking are gradually starting a few minutes to a count of the year:
* 20 minutes: Nicotine can increase blood pressure and heart rate, which leads to increased risk of heart attack. If within 20 minutes you are able to quit smoking, heart rate and blood pressure will go down as normal.
8 hours: Do not smoke for 8 hours, will make the levels of nicotine and
carbon monoxide levels in the blood is reduced, this also led to a
reduced risk of heart attack. Oxygen in your blood will also increase to normal.
* 24 hours: You may have the risk of heart attack decreases. All carbon monoxide and nicotine out of the body. Your nerve endings start to grow again lead to an increased ability to smell and taste.
48 hours: This is the hard part, because within 48 hours you will
experience bad side effects such as abdominal pain, vomiting and also
the possibility of hypothermia. But the other benefits you'll get, including lowering the risk of lung damage and lung cancer.
* 72 hours: Bronchial tubes begin to relax and breathe easier.
* After 2 weeks: Lung function increases up to 30% thereby increasing blood circulation. Walking becomes easier. But
also can cause withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, headaches, and
anxiety, which is why antidepressants work well in quitting smoking.
Between 1-9 months: Cilia in the lungs begin to function properly with
clear lungs of mucus, which can reduce the risk of infection.
After 1 year: Your risk of suffering from smoking-related illnesses
such as heart attack is reduced by half compared to the time a year ago.
* After 10 years: Risk of heart attack and lung cancer as someone who has never smoked. Similarly,
the risk of other diseases such as cancer of the mouth, throat,
esophagus, bladder, cervix, and pancreas also decreases.