June 17

Stop Smoking Timeline – Health and Wealth Impact

By Oliver M. James

June 17, 2021

In this stop smoking timeline, you'll learn what happens when you quit. Use this to help motivate you to stay smoke-free. 

Many people mistakenly take some of the changes which occur in the body as a reason to go back to smoking. You'll avoid that after reading this article. 

It's one thing to know that smoking is bad for you and to not buy cigarettes again. It's another to build the right mindset to quit successfully for good - this is where hypnosis can help you stop smoking faster and easier than many other methods. I have also included some tips to get you started. 

Stop smoking hypnosis is not about magical spells. Instead it's a fundamental shift in mindset and approach that can allow you to reach the many benefits of quitting smoking.

Stop Smoking Timeline

What happens to your body when you stop smoking?
Here's a handy timeline that shows how the incredible ability for the body to heal and repair itself. It will also show you how much money you can save, based on if you were smoking 10 a day and lived in the UK.

After 20 minutes 

You pulse rate will already be starting to return to normal.
Savings: £0

After 8 hours

Your oxygen levels begin to recover, and carbon monoxide levels in your blood will have reduced by half.
Savings: £0

After 48 hours

All carbon monoxide is flushed out of your body. Your lungs begin to clear out mucus and your senses of taste and smell will begin to improve.
Savings: £10.57

After 72 hours

You may notice your breathing feels easier, this is because your bronchial tubes have started to relax. You will gain increased energy too!
Savings: £15.86

After 2 to 12 weeks

Your circulation will improve as blood flows through your heart and muscles easier.Savings: Savings £74 saved in 2 weeks
Savings: £444 saved in 12 weeks

After 3 to 9 months

Lung function increased by up to 10%, meaning that any coughing, wheezing or breathing difficulties will ease.
Savings: £444 in 3 months
Savings: £1,332 in 9 months

After 1 year

Your risk of heart attack will have reduced by 50% compared to that of a smoker.
Savings: £1,776 in 1 year

After 10 years

The risk of death from lung cancer reduced by 50% compared with a smoker's.
Savings: £17,760 in 10 years

Health data source: NHS UK, 2021

The Success Mindset:

The reason many people fail is down to the mindset, it's a huge part of successful smoking cessation, and it's why hypnosis can be very helpful for many people wishing to quit without the sheer hell that most people usually go through.

As you're on this page, it's likely you have explored other options in the past, tried all kinds of methods, and nothing has really done the trick.

Action Steps

  • Set a date, tell people and allow them help you stay on track.
  • Watch out for fear mongering, who may unintentionally set you up for failure by telling you about their own failures.
  • Reduce your stress, it may be through exercise, meditation or by booking a hypnosis session to completely clear your habit at the same time.
  • Label smoking as as a habit. You likely had other habits growing up, which you simply no longer do, you grew out of it. You can do the same with smoking.

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