Smoking...Do you really need it?
Than why dont you quit?!
Because i cant!
These are frequently asked questions from non smokers to smokers.
Dont you think the answers dont really make sens?What do you mean you cant?
Dont you know how much it harms you and the people around you?No?Well now you will
To be successful in anything first of all you have to love your self.If you love your self than you would not risk your health in such a terrible way.So i will begin with the harms you bring to your self with that nasty habit.Even little children can associate health risks with smoking,but are those risk overestimated or underestimated?
According to the National Cancer Instituted, regular cigarettes smoking can result in cancers of the oesophagus,lungs,bladder,kidneys,cervical, oral cavity and pancreas.Also reseasrches show that people who are regularly inhaling while enjoying a cigar are also at greater risk of developing lung disease and heart problems.
The reason for cigarettes to be so addictive is the nicotine.It is a highly addictive substance contained in the tobacco.But nicotine is not the only compound that damages your health there are more than 4000 chemicals and at least 400 toxic substance.The 3 most harmful are as i already said nicotine(not only addictive but also increase the cholesterol levels in your body),tar(causes cancer) and carbon monoxide(reduces oxygen in the body).
The major diseases caused by smoking are :
Cardiovascular disease-the main cause of death due to smoking
Coronary thrombosis-causes heart attack
cerebral thrombosis-leads to collapse, stroke, paralysis, high blood pressure,kidney failure,gangrene and amputation of legs.
-cancer of the oesophagus
-cancer of the kidneys
-cancer of the pancreas
and many other disease like importance,reduces the blood supply do the skin ,also each cigarette shortens a smoker's life by around 11 minutes.
That should be of interest to you in case you love your self.But if thats not the case with you than you need to know what risks you are causing the people around you.You have to love somebody right?If not you your family?Friends?Anybody?
The environmental tobacco that comes off a cigarette between puffs carries a higher risk than directly inhaled smoke.All secondhand smoke emitted by tobacco products are classified as environmental tobacco smoke. Environmental tobacco smoke refers to all the secondhand smoke released from tobacco products that are lit, such as cigars or cigarettes.Research indicates that the smoke from cigars and cigarettes releases many of the same types of irritants.Both cigar and cigarette environmental tobacco smoke contain nicotine, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and ammonia.The environmental tobacco smoke from cigars and cigarettes also releases well-known carcinogens such as vinyl chlorine, benzene, arsenic, hydrocarbons , and nitrosamines.Cigars, because of their size ,usually release more environmental tobacco smoke than cigarettes. Being around cigar smoke, then, can pose more of a health threat than inhaling secondhand smoke from a lit cigarette.
Children who grow up in a home where one or both of their parents smoke have twice the risk of getting asthma and asthmatic bronchitis.They also have a higher risk of developing allergies.
Infants under two years old are more prone to severe respiratory infections and cot death.
For adults, passive smoking seems to increase the risk of lung cancer and the risk of heart disease.
Now do you think about quitting?
Here are 10 tips that will help you at the hardest part-the beginning:
(1) Choose a time and place when you have no other activities that can cause you stress or deviate you from you goal.If you have to go to a vacation.
(2)Tell your family and friends that you are quitting smoking and let them know that you need their help and support.
(3)Write down the reasons why you smoke and the reasons why you are giving up put this on the wall in a prominent area
(4)Get rid of any reminders about your smoking cigarettes, matches, lighters, ash trays etc
(5)Get freshened up stale smoke smells wash yourself, your hair and your clothes, use
perfumes and lotions to make you smell nice again
(6)Take the opportunity to clean the room that you usually smoke in make that room clean and fresh. Banish the smell of stale smoke
(7)Steer clear of temptation avoid places where people smoke pubs, clubs, social
(8)Tell others that stopping smoking is a good thing, they may stop with you if others
are experiencing what you are feeling then you can support each other
(9) Eat well, drink lots and do some exercise get into healthy mode make this a permanent lifestyle change
(10)Keep your mouth clean and fresh throughout the day use a mint mouthwash or brush your teeth several times this can really help to feel fresh and avoid the temptation of spoiling it by smoking.
These are 10 simple measures that will help but remember it is up to you and your Will. Motivate your self!