Sound Alternatives to Help Tobacco Users Quit Smoking

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If you’re an eager cigarette lover, probabilities are sharp that you are shortly going to be rounded by some diseases.  Hike in the count of stem cell malignant neoplastic disease and lung cancer victims round the globe has propelled health agencies to adopt severe measures to help folk to quit smoking.  Likewise general cautions printed on gasper packages to assist tobacco users become privy to the earnestness of the problem and propel them to give up smoking, various new stop smoking cures are being formulated.  Pronouncing no to smoke is certainly difficult as it is a count of barely 5 seconds which the nicotine needs to go to our brains and entice users to fume more.  It usually takes tobacco users more than a couple of tries to totally quit smoking.

Through the years, a lot of smoking cessation aids have flooded the international market and promise to help cigarette smokers on their path to a better and more healthy way of life. While the existence of these smoking cessation aids present individuals with all sorts of choices, they also suggest that an individual cannot succeed in giving up smoking without the assistance of a quit smoking aid and that these aids do not give any complications, both of which are not true! What is a fact is that giving up cigarette smoking is a very hard course of action, but it could be done by natural means. As a matter of fact, when you decide to give up smoking by natural means, your overall health is going to be better and you’ll acquire mental, emotional as well as spiritual resources for coping with the other obstacles in life! This article covers the benefits that you’ll get hold of if you stop smoking cigarettes by natural means.

Chemical ingredients and addicting substances form a substantial portion of what goes into the creation of a long-term nicotine user; the other portions are mental in nature. Opting to get rid of your addiction with even more chemical substances may actually strengthen it! NRT or nicotine replacement therapy products and medical options such as nicotine gum, nicotine pads and anti-smoking tablets (among others) give a false sense of safety and will extend your dependence on nicotine. When utilising these products, many people wind up backsliding and inevitably let go of their desire to give up smoking for good!

Alternatives to Quit Smoking Methods

If you too had been suffering hard to refuse smoke and smoking cessation plan is not properly executed then read further:

The first crucial step to help stop smoking is to accept the problem and demand help from every fourth part.  Accepting the difficulty and picking out a strong call to quit smoking is the first critical measure towards foregoing its use.  Avoid being discouraged if you had been unrewarded before, instead have a constructive angle and research why you failed earlier.  Learn what bound you back before and prevented you from saying no thank you to smoke and then prepare a strategy that will help you quit smoking definitely in this attempt.  Choose a date when you may quit smoking, formulate a quit smoking program and follow it!

Cold turkey quit smoking

How it works? As long as any nicotine remains in the bloodstream the body will keep craving its full complement. Once the smoker quits, their nicotine level will drop to zero within three days, and they will have moved beyond peak withdrawal. Within 2 to 3 weeks, all symptoms of physical withdrawal will cease.

Quitting cold turkey means giving up smoking all at once, without the aid of any nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products or stop-smoking drugs. Many ex-smokers have successfully quit this way — you’re most likely to succeed if you smoke fewer than 10 cigarettes a day.

So if you smoke about a pack of cigarettes per day then you can apply Cold Turkey give up smoking technique to bring in a sound stop to your big addiction at once.  But recall, to give up smoking successfully employing cold turkey system one needs remarkable self-command and dazzling willpower.

Slow process

If you find it challenging quit smoking at once you can gradually scale down the amount of butts that you smoke daily.  Steady diminution certainly assists the smoker to cease smoking.  Gradual decrease methodology can be executed by increasing the break time between two butts of smoke or smoke just a cigarette instead of 1 whole pack cigarettes at a time.

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Water therapy

Water is one of the most beneficial all-natural stop smoking aids and also one of the most underestimated. When you start giving up tobacco, taking in a lot of water is going to noticeably minimize your cravings for nicotine and also withdrawal symptoms. The reason for this is that when your system has distanced itself from nicotine, it is going to take the first opportunity to rapidly remove the toxins coming from this hazardous compound. You will see those poisons being disposed of through the skin as well as urinary tract; you’ll get zits and have stinky, dark urine. When you drink lots of water, the detoxification process would go faster and you wouldn’t feel as drained and slow as it goes on.

Food habits

Consuming food full of minerals and vitamins would help you get past the physical facets of cigarette smoking; munching on vegetables and fruits will take care of your oral fixation without packing on excess weight! A lot of health food stores and other sellers also supply organic supplements to get you past the quit smoking process; these would replace nicotine with healthy options that mimic the gratification you obtain from tobacco use and do not have any negative effects.

Nicotine reduction therapy

Another option is Nicotine Reduction Therapy frequently recognized as NRT to stop smoking.  NRT assists in observing a check on your longings thus increasing the person possibilities of kicking this obsession.  In NRT, fags are replaced by substitutes with lesser nicotine content presented steadily over a much longer period of time thereby satisfying the tobacco user’s cravings.  Besides these nicotine replacing compositions are rid of damaging smoking byproducts similar to tar and toxins.  There are lots of diverse products available in the markets that are recommended by the health experts for NRT.  Nasal nebulizer, gums, lollies, bandages and lozenges might be utilized after referring a therapist which can surely facilitate someone to stop smoke.  Some medicines or nicotine receptor modulators may be counseled by the experts that may help smokers cease smoking.

Smoke can damage a person’s lung and can straight cause deadly cancer.  Thus one must take acceptable steps and opt for commonly accessible therapies and means to give up smoking.  Gradual decrease, nicotine replacement treatment and numerous latest give up smoking treatments could surely help the person to lose this addiction.

One Response to Sound Alternatives to Help Tobacco Users Quit Smoking

  1. Terrence says:

    Looking to see if anyone has an opinion on the matter. Take a quick look at the following observations and conclusions, thanks.

    Ever wonder why marijuana is illegal? Some yes, some no, but let me assure you it isn’t why the government says it is.

    Addiction rates:
    Nicotine – 35%
    Cocaine – 19%
    Marijuana – 9%

    Death rates:
    Tobacco – 435,000 /yr
    Alcohol – 85,000 /yr
    All illicit drugs – 17,000/yr
    Marijuana – 0, in all of history
    * center for disease control

    Effects:
    *Tobacco
    Yellow teeth/nails/skin, emphysema, lung cancer, etc.
    *Marijuana
    Obvious acute effects, bronchitis (long term) — notice I did NOT list cancer.

    ** A california study observing heavy marijuana users over the course of 8 years found that marijuana smokers were no more prone to cancer than non-smokers.

    Nicotine withdraw symptoms:
    -Physical
    * Tingling in the hands and feet
    * Sweating
    * Intestinal disorders (cramps, nausea)
    * Headache
    * Cold symptoms as the lungs begin to clear (sore throats, coughing, and other signs of colds and respiratory problem)
    -Mental/emotional
    * Feelings of being an infant: temper tantrums, intense needs, feelings of dependency, a state of near paralysis.
    * Insomnia
    * Mental confusion
    * Vagueness
    * Irritability
    * Anxiety
    * Depression is common in the short and long term. In the short term it may mimic the feelings of grief felt when a loved one is lost. As foolish as it sounds, a smoker should plan on a period of actual mourning in order to get through the early withdrawal depression.

    Marijuana withdraw symptoms:
    *** Scientists disagree whether there is significant withdrawal symptoms or not. A 1997 report by the Institute of Medicine stated that average users, due to the long half-life of marijuana, experience little or no withdrawal symptoms. However, they can include any/all of the following:
    irritability
    anxiety
    physical tension
    decreases in appetite and mood
    stomach pain
    physical tension
    restlessness
    anorexia
    insomnia
    increased aggression / anger
    strange dreams

    Other reasons why marijuana is still illegal:

    ** Police make ENORMOUS amounts of money from drug busts. If they can prove that the money was tied to criminal activity they are allowed to confiscate it. Legalization of marijuana would mean huge losses for:

    Police
    Courts (from fines)

    ** Tobacco lobbyists obviously oppose the legalization of marijuana. This would introduce competition into the market, or allow current tobacco smokers to quit and replace their habit with marijuana. Either way, the tobacco industry loses, meaning a big “hell no” from them.

    ** The drug industry would be absolutely crushed by the legalization of marijuana. Currently, the only way to obtain substances legally is by visiting a doctor (paying a fee), getting a FDA-approved prescription, and getting a couple more to counteract the side-effects of the first drug. Marijuana is used worldwide as an alternative medicine for many health issues.

    ** International treaties make it difficult for individual countries to change their laws. If they were to legalize marijuana, they would violate the treaty, and that would cost them certain benefits.

    ** Consumer items would see a drop in demand, as the necessity to have more and more entertainment would decline with the introduction of marijuana. With a reduction in demand, that would mean one of two things:
    — Production would have to slow down, meaning less profits since less volume is moved through the stores.
    — Reduction in sale price, as the supply will be the same (for a while) and the demand will decrease.
    It may seem ridiculous, but trust me many consumer items would see a decrease in sales.

    ** Pacifism would overtake america, at least in the smoking body, and would make it much more difficult to engage in conflicts with other countries, on any scale. War is the single most lucrative engagement, and a loss of money would certainly be against the interests of those currently benefiting. Not only that, but it will become much more difficult to get the american people rallied behind government-driven bills and actions. Keeping the american people gun-ho and ignorant is key for them to get their desired results. Pacifism would help reduce the “gun-ho” aspect of their success formula, and the resulting tact in their approach to political issues would likely result in many becoming educated with the fine-details of the matter. Educated decisions will collapse government corruption, which is very lucrative itself.

    ** Right-wing conservatives, armed with bible-in-hand (though from personal experience I can assure you they do not read, or at least interpret without distortion), will down-right refuse the legalization of marijauna.

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    Final notes:

    Now, for my personal opinion on the matter (drum roll … )….

    Despite whatever the health effects may be, it is my belief that it is the constitutional right of o
    It does not matter what it does or does not do to your body friends, it only matters what rights are unwillingly be taken away from you. It is your right to choose for yourself, is it not? Doctors have the right to recommend what you should do, but not legislate it. I’m not convincing you of safety, just trying to open your eyes to reality. Americans today give too much choice to the government, as if they are scared to choose for themselves. I pity you, I really do, and it breaks my heart.

    I understand a huge drop in consumer demand is relative to it’s total consumer base, but they WILL see a large drop in business. When I started smoking I spent more time with the people I cared about instead of working to buy big televisions and expensive cars. It is the memories I have with other people that keep me going, televisions will eventually break down and need to be replaced.

    Big tobacco will not start growing and selling. Why? Well obviously EVERYONE ELSE WOULD TOO.

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