20 minutes : Blood pressure starts to decrease and get back to normal level.
8 hours : Carbon monoxide level decreases and get back to normal level. Oxygen level increases and get back to normal status.
24 hours : Less risk of heart attack.
48 hours : Nerve tails start to grow again.
2-3 weeks : Blood flow better. Lung improves 30%.
1-9 months : Less cough and uncomfortable breath. Lung’s cilia new reborn and decrease infection.
5 years : Risk to coronary artery disease will be the same as normal person.
Stop Smoking and Coronary and Heart Disease
- Risk of coronary artery disease decreases 50% after you have stopped smoking for 1 year. It will also continue to decrease slowly after you have stopped smoking for 15 years just like non-smoker.
- Risk of death heart wall and heart attack decreases for those who has blood clot in coronary artery. From research, we found that risk of death before time decreased 50%.
- Risk of blood clot in other area of your body decreases such as leg.
- Risk of fatal rom brain’s blood clot and broken decreases to be the same as non-smoker after you stop smoking for 5 years and some might be after 15 years.