7 Quit Smoking Benefits

A lot of people that quit smoking dont realize the imediate benefits of quitting smoking.   Your body start healing within 20 minutes of quitting.  This article will encompass 10 quit smoking beneftits that happen to you when you quit smoking.

The human body is an amazing thing when you think about it, it has the abiliaty to repair itself quickly no matter how much damage we do to it or environmental factors that that affect it.  We all know that smoking cigarettes has many negative affects on the body.  Cigarettes are one of the leading cause of cancer, it creates a chemical dependency for the user, and contains hundreds of toxins in the cigarette.   The good news is that within 20 minutes of quitting your body already goes back into repair mode.  To completely repair the body of person that has been smoking for 2-3 years, takes about 15 years.

Quit Smoking Benefit #1
Within the first 20 minutes of smoking cesation your body’s blood pressure, pulse rate , and temperature in your hands and feet will return to normal. When you smoke, the blood flow to your body’s extremities decreases due to the toxins running through your blood stream.

Quit Smoking Benefit #2
Within the first day you body’s blood oxygen has already returned to normal, your anxieities peak (thisis not so good), and 93% of the nicotine in your blood stream has already left the body. The more oxygent that is being received throughout your body, the more your body can regenerate and increase cellular activity.

Quit Smoking Benefit #3
Within 10 days of smoking cessation your body will only be having 2 cravings for tobacco a day and your body will test completely nicotine free.  Your lungs bronchial tubes will begin to relax with will allow you to breathe deeper and receive more air. A person who has quit smoking for 10 days will see an increase in their overall lung capacity, thus allowing things like running, walking further distance, and exercise.

Quit Smoking Benefit #4
Within 2-4 weeks of smoking cessation, all of the withdrawl symptoms of smoking has left the body.  All of the circulation to the teeth and gums are that of a non smoker.  At this point you should not be experiencing any type of cravings or be feeling any of the side effects of smoking cessation.

Quit Smoking Benefit #5
Within 4 months of smoking cessation your risk of a heart attack has gone away. Your lung function is improving by 40%. If you had any type of chronic cough, it will have gone away by now.  People will tell you that tasks like walking will become easier, alongside exercise.

Quit Smoking Benefit #6
Within 1 year of smoking cessation your risk o f anytype of coronary disease has drop by 50%! If you had any shortness of breathe or chronic sinus congestion, this will have pretty much gone away (if any was caused by smoking).

Quit Smoking Benefit #7
Within 5, 10, and 15 years your risk of stroke, lung cancer and and coronary disease will go to that of a non-smoker.


Name: John Durham
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Hi, my name is John and I am proud to say that I am smoke free for almost 5 years! I have recently decided to start writing for Stopcigarettes.net to help those who want to quit the habit.  Quitting Smoking is a very difficult thing to do and hopefully this the resources on this website can help aid other to becoming smoke free.