That's what changes occur in the human body, quit smoking

• Here's what changes occur in the human body, quit smoking

Scientists have repeatedly proved and convinced that smoking negatively affects our whole body. But sometimes to get rid of the habit of mentally not so easy and, perhaps, a person simply does not have enough motivation to start taking care of your health.

We share with the reader the information about what happens when people stop smoking:

Employees of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a study and provided information on the state of the organism after giving up the habit.

After 20 minutes after the last cigarette, the body begins a series of changes that will last for years.

That's what changes occur in the human body, quit smoking

20 minutes

Work your heart back to normal. Restored capillaries and vascular net. Improves blood circulation and increases the sensitivity of the fingers and toes.


Reduced level of carbon monoxide in the blood, and the oxygen level increases. The composition of the blood returns to normal.

From 2 weeks to 3 months

The risk of a heart attack decreases. Disappear symptoms of tobacco addiction. Improves blood circulation in the peripheral vessels. Restored lung tissue and lung function improved significantly.

From 1 to 9 months,

Reduces cough and shortness of breath, it does not happen immediately, since light takes time to removal of accumulated harmful substances.

1 year

Disappears tobacco demand. Skin had a healthy color and elasticity. The risk of coronary heart disease is reduced by 50%.

5 years

Circulation was completely restored. Indications stroke risk is reduced to the level of smoking. The nervous and immune system function in better times.

10 years

The risk of lung cancer is half than that of a smoker. The risk of developing cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, kidney and pancreas decreases.


The risk of coronary heart disease and the risk of cancer are the same as a non-smoker.