Smoking Addiction – Let’s End it Today!
Nowadays everywhere we see instructions and even warnings for NO SMOKING. Whenever we watch a movie or any television program we always see the advertisements related to smoking effects.
But as per of fact we all know lots of people still smoke even after seeing these warnings. By the time they realize the detrimental effects of smoking, IT IS TOO LATE
I think you must remember that video of “Mukesh” that person who always comes in the starting of any movie. There are many people like Mukesh who suffers the same problem but still do not quit smoking.
But it’s not kind of Misson Impossible things that you can’t get rid of smoking.
The only thing you need to get rid of this smoking is, a Strong Determination.
At first, you have to decide this and promise yourself a strong commitment that you will never smoke in any situation.
In a survey, it says that for the first time whenever someone smokes, the cigarette is offered by their friend or someone else.
Approximately one-fifth of smokers smoke their first cigarette after the age of 18 years.
The good news is that once you quit smoking, your body will start to repair itself and will take care of you even after years of neglection.
It doesn’t matter how much or how long you’ve smoked, all you need to do is QUIT NOW.
Start your stop smoking plan with START
S = Select a quit date.
Select a date within the next two weeks, so you have sufficient time to prepare without losing your motivation to quit.
If you mainly smoke at work, quit on the weekend, so you have some days to adapt to the change.
T = Tell your family, friends, and co-workers that you plan to quit.
Include your friends and family in on your plan to quit smoking and tell them you need their support and motivation to stop.
Look for a quit buddy who wants to quit smoking as well. You can encourage each other to get through the rough times.
A = Anticipate and prepare for the challenges you’ll face while quitting.
Most people who start smoking again do so within the first three months. You can help yourself make it through by planning before for common challenges, such as nicotine withdrawal and cigarette cravings.
R = Remove cigarettes and other smoke products from your home, car, and work.
Throw away all of your cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays, matches and everything that reminds you about smoking.
Wash your clothes and freshen up anything that scents like nicotine.
Shampoo your car, wash your drapes and carpet, and steam your furniture.
T = Talk to your doctor regarding getting help to quit.
Your doctor may prescribe medicine to help with withdrawal symptoms.
If you can’t see any doctor, you can get many products over the counter at your local pharmacy, including nicotine patches, lozenges, and gum.
Nowadays e-cigarettes have become very popular. It is a battery-operated device that emits doses of vaporized nicotine, or non-nicotine solutions, for the user to inhale.
Just to leave the habit of smoking you can switch to e-cigarettes. This will give you the feel of smoking and not be as hazardous as smoking real tobacco.
E-cigarette claims to bypass many health risks of tobacco smoking and offers more healthy alternatives for other traditional forms of cigarettes and nicotine. But eventually, it is advised to quit e-cigarettes too.
What you need to know about e-cigarettes.
Since it reduces the tar and toxic gases found in cigarette smoke, smoking e-cigarettes (vaping) are almost surely less unhealthy than smoking regular cigarettes.
While many studies have different results, e-cigarettes may also be helpful in kicking the habit. However, there are some drawbacks of using e-cigarettes:-
- The liquid used in e-cigarettes includes nicotine which has many negative health impacts, including high blood pressure and diabetes.
- The nicotine from e-liquid is mainly dangerous to the developing brains of children and teenager.
- E-liquids may include flavoring agents that can cause chronic lung disease.
- Some vaporizers can cause significant amounts of toxins such as formaldehyde.
Smoking cigarette is injurious to health. It causes cancer.
QUIT SMOKING before its too LATE.
Dr. Sanjay Jain is a highly qualified and one of the best psychiatrist in Jaipur, India, with over 13 years of experience. He earned his medical degrees from SMS Medical College and Hospital. Dr. Jain is known for his global research work on mental health. He believes in not just using medicine but also educating and working with patients to find the best treatment plan. He was recognized as one of Jaipur’s top psychiatrists in 2020 by threebestrated.com, a trusted US-based ranking company.