The benefits of quitting Smoke ..

The benefits of quitting Smoke ..

No Smoke Without Fire

The benefits of quitting nicotine

1. Time Since Last Cigarette : 20 mins

Effect : BP and pulse rate drop to normal

2. Time Since Last Cigarette : 1 Day

Effect : Probability of heart attack begins to decrease

3. Time Since Last Cigarette : 3 Months

Effect : Circulation improves


4. Time Since Last Cigarette : 1 Year

Effect :Excess risk of coronary heart disease is half of a continuing smoker


5. Time Since Last Cigarette :5 to 15 years

Effect : Risk of stroke is reduced to that of people who have never smoked

6. Time Since Last Cigarette :15 Years

Effect : Risk of coronary heart disease is similar to that of people who have never smoked, & the over all risk death almost the same, especially if the smoker quits before illness develops

 Readucing salt intake from 12 gms per day to 3 gms per day would reduce strokes by 1/3rd & coronary heart disease by 1/4th





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