Quitting Smoke Benefits

Posted by admin on Saturday 10 October 2009

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 …

3 Responses to “Quitting Smoke Benefits”

  1. looneyvillelibby

    What (besides the obvious) are the benefits of quitting smoking?After 40 years and 3 packs a day, I quit smoking 2 weeks ago (with the help of Chantix). I read an article years ago that lists all the changes in your body and long term benefits. It stated how long it takes your body to get rid of all the chemicals that are in cigarettes, cancer risk after so many years, and so on.
    Does anyone know what I am talking about and where can I get this article or list?

  2. natarajan l

    You save the money spent on smoking. You stop the pollution you are causing others.
    The unnecessary need to carry the packet and lighter.
    Getting the smell and taste of cigarettes in the mouth.
    While kissing your partner may not like the smell.
    It improves your smelling and tasting capabilities which you have lost because of smoking etc.References :

  3. pinktink

    I think this is what you were thinking of.

    Hey, besides all these, your teeth will look better once you get them bleached, your breath will smell nicer, your clothes won’t reek, you’ll be about $500 a month richer… That’s $6K/yr. After 40 years you smoked away a pretty nice house in the ‘burbs… You’ll wonder what the heck took you so long. Good for you!

    Time Since Quitting – Health Benefit

    20 minutes – Your heart rate drops.
    12 hours – The carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal.
    2 weeks – 3 months – Circulation improves and lung function increases.
    1 – 9 months – Coughing and shortness of breath decrease.
    1 year – The excess risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker’s.
    5 – 15 years – The risk of stroke is as low as a nonsmoker’s.
    10 years – The lung cancer death rate is about half that of a smoker’s.
    15 years – The risk of heart disease is as low as a nonsmoker’s.References : and being a non-smoker for life.

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