Smoking significantly affects your health. Quit smoking to make your life better. Here is how your health will improve if you stop smoking.
You will breathe more easily
Your lung capacity will improve up to 10% within nine months when you quit smoking. This will help you breathe more easily. You may not notice the smoking effect on your lung capacity when you are at your 20s or 30s until you go for a run. However, lung capacity naturally decreases with age.
Having a high lung capacity can mean differently from having a healthy old age and wheezing when walking of climbing the stairs.
You will get more energy
Circulation of blood will improve within two to twelve weeks when you stop smoking. This makes physical activities like running and walking more comfortable. Also, you will have it easy fighting colds, and flu as your immune system will be boosted. The oxygen increase in your body also will minimize headaches and tiredness.
Withdrawal from smoking may increase feelings of stress making you feel the same as other stresses. Normal stress can be easily confused with withdrawal from nicotine, making it look like smoking reduces other stresses. However, this is not true. Scientific study shows that levels of stress are lowered after smokers quit smoking.
It is easy for women who do not smoke to get pregnant. Stopping to smoke makes men’s sperm more potent and improves the lining of the womb. Quitting smoking minimizes the likelihood of miscarriages and increases chances of conceiving through IVF. The most important is that chances of giving birth to a healthy baby are improved.
Have fresher breath and whiter teeth
You stop your teeth from becoming stained when you give up tobacco and also have a breath that is fresher. When you become an ex-smoker, you are less likely to get gum disease and lose your teeth prematurely.
Improves your looks (younger-looking skin)
Quitting smoking has been proven to delay wrinkles appearance and slow down the process of facial aging. The skin of a person who does not smoke gets more nutrients, including oxygen. The sallow, lined completion that smokers usually have can be reversed with you stopping to smoke.
Half of the smokers who have been smoking for the longest time die early from diseases related to smoking, including chronic bronchitis, lung cancer, and heart disease. People who stop smoking by the age of thirty add ten years to their life. And those that quit by sixty add three more years to their life.
It is never too late to benefit from quitting. Being smoke-free will significantly improve your chances of a happier, mobile and disease-free old age and also add years to your life.