10 ways to quit smoking

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1. Try nicotine replacement

Consult your doctor about nicotine replacement therapy. These options could include:

  • Prescription nicotine in a nasal spray or inhaler
  • Over-the-counter nicotine patches, gum and lozenges

Electronic cigarettes has gone alot famous it is an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. However, more studies are needed to determine the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation and the long-term safety of these devices.

2. Avoid the triggers

Urges for tobacco are likely to be strongest when you quit smoking. Identify your trigger and make a plan in place to avoid them entirely or get through them without using tobacco.

3. Delay

If you feel like you're going to give in to your tobacco craving, ask yourself why did you quit in the first place and think about cancer and do something to distract yourself.

4.Keep your mouth busy

Give your mouth something to do to fight the tobacco craving. Chew on sugarless gum or hard candy or melon or something crunchy and tasty.

5. Sometimes one is too much

You might be tempted to have just one cigarette to satisfy a tobacco craving. once the nicotine enters the system your craving will go up

6. Get physical

Physical activity can help distract you from tobacco cravings and reduce their intensity. best exercise are short burst of physical activity — such as running up and down the stairs a few times

7. Practice relaxation techniques

Smoking may have been your way to deal with stress. Resisting a tobacco craving can itself be stressful. Take the edge off stress by meditating

8. Call for reinforcements

talk to your family and friends and see what they can do to help you out.

9. Go online for support

There's a large community online where they support each other to quit smoking and give tips on how to stop the cravings

10. Remind yourself of the benefits

 

Reward your mind by having good memories on what will happen to your body once you have quit smoking?

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