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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Smoking

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Some of us humans are known to have an addictive personality. There are many products like food or other devices that are designed to hook people in so that they will continue buying and using the product. Some of these can even be habit-inducing such as

  • Chocolate,
  • Alcohol,
  • Cigarettes.

Although you probably won’t run into that many problems if you eat a lot of chocolate, the other two vices are quite habit-inducing and over time can become harmful to your health, particularly smoking if it’s a daily habit.

If you’re a long time smoker or just starting out, there are a ton of things that change within your body that you might not even have noticed. So, when you decide to quit, your body goes through more changes. Here are 16 things that happen to your body when you quit smoking and what they mean.

1. Blood Pressure: Although it can be difficult to make the decision to quit, it’s the best option in the long run. Just 20 minutes after you put down your last cigarette, your pulse and blood pressure will begin to normalize.

2. Oxygen: If you can make it up to eight hours without having a smoke, your body’s carbon monoxide levels will being to neutralize in the blood as well as the levels of oxygen.

3. Heart Attack: After 24 hours, the risks of a heart attack are severely lowered. See how much can change after just one day off of tobacco? Although your irritability levels might be rising by now, your body is beginning to cleanse itself.

4. Senses: Something that you might not have noticed happening to you over the years of smoking, is that your sense perception decreases. After 48 hours off tobacco, you will notice your sense of taste and smell beginning to improve as your nerve ending start to regrow.

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