When You Quit Smoking The Health Benefits Are Instance

Have you ever wondered how long does nicotine remain in your body for? Or what types of nicotine withdrawal symptoms will you experience once you quit for good? Perhaps, how long will your body take to recover from your smoking days?

Did you know that you can start feeling the positive benefits when you quit smoking in as little as 20 minutes after your last cigarette?

The health benefits are immediate when you quit, in the first 20 minutes of having quit smoking your heart rate will start to drop back to normal levels. If you had made it smoke free for another 2 hours, your heart rate and blood pressure have a chance to drop near to normal levels. You will start to feel your fingertips and toes begin to feel warm. You may start to experience nicotine withdrawal symptoms such as:

Strong Cravings
Drowsiness or Restlessness
Increased appetite
frustration, anxiety or tension

If your spend the next 12 hours smoke free, you’re doing incredibly well and you%u2019ll be happy to know that substance levels of the harmful Carbon Monoxide fumes that you used to inhale when you were smoking will start to decrease in your body. carbon monoxide bonds with your red blood cells so well that having high levels of this harmful substance in your body can prevent your cells from bonding with oxygen. So having high levels of carbon monoxide in your body can cause serious cardiovascular problems.

Did you know that smokers are 70% more likely to suffer a heart attack than a non-smoker? But believe it or not, you can greatly reduce your likelihood of suffering a heart attack if you abstain from smoking for only 24 hours. If you have reached 24 hours smoke free, congratulations! Give yourself a pat on the back, you%u2019re not out of the woods yet but you%u2019re well on your way to recovery.