Be Smoke-Free

Changes Your Body Goes Through

With Acupuncture When You Quit Smoking

FIRST OFFICE VISIT
Within 20 minutes of last cigarette:

  • Blood pressure drops to normal rate
  • Pulse drops to normal rate
  • Body temperature of hands and feet increase to normal

Within 8 hours:

  • Carbon dioxide level in blood drops to normal
  • Oxygen level in blood increase to normal

Within 24 hours:

  • Chance of heart attack decreases

Within 48 hours:

  • Nerve endings start to re-grow
  • Ability to smell and taste enhances

SECOND OFFICE VISIT
Within 48-72 hours:

  • Nicotine leaves the body

Within 72 hours:

  • Bronchial tubes relax, making breathing easier
  • Lung capacity increases

THIRD, FOURTH, FIFTH & SIXTH OFFICE VISITS
Within 2 weeks to 3 months:

  • Circulation improves
  • Walking becomes easier
  • Lung function increases up to 30%

SEVENTH OFFICE VISIT
Within 1 to 9 months:

  • Coughing, sinus congestion, fatigue and shortness of breath decrease
  • Cilia re-grow in the lungs, increasing the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs and reduce infection
  • Body’s overall energy level increases

Within 5 years:

  • Lung cancer death rate for average smoker (one pack a day) decreases from 137 per 100,000 people to 72 per 100,000 (after 10 years, rate drops to 12 deaths per 100,000 – or almost the rate of a non-smoker).

Within 10 years:

  • Pre-cancerous cells are replaced
  • Other cancers, such as those of the mouth, larynx, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas decrease (there are 30 chemicals in tobacco smoke that cause cancer)

ALL BENEFITS ARE LOST WHEN YOU SMOKE
JUST ONE CIGARETTE!

SUPPORT GROUPS:

https://quitza.com/groups/1090/quitting-smoking-with-acupuncture

http://stinkin-thinkin.com/2011/09/06/aa-members-who-smoke-are-not-sober/