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.
After 8 hours
Your oxygen levels begin to recover, and carbon monoxide levels in your blood will have reduced by half.
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.
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!
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.
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Quitting Smoking
Avoid these common pitfalls so you can quit smoking easier than your friends, colleagues and family.