When smoking vasoconstriction occurs, which lasts about 30 minutes. And if a person smokes every 30 minutes for one cigarette, it turns out that vessels are constantly in the narrowed state. It leads to the fact that brain and heart did not get enough nutrients and eventually anoxia develops. The main life-sustaining organs lose up to 30% of essential nutrients that are necessary for normal functioning. Hence, such diseases may appear as:
- gastric ulcer;
- myocardial infarction;
- lungs’ cancer;
- malignant tumors of lips, nose, mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, trachea, bronchi;
- mammary cancer;
- bladder cancer;
- duodenum cancer;
- respiratory diseases;
- cardiac ischemia;
- loss of sight;
- premature wrinkles;
- sudden death;
- perinatal mortality;
- mortality in the womb;
- neonatal infant mortality;
- fetal prematurity;
- physical defects;
- difficulties mental development of children;
- vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy;
- premature placenta separation;
- placental infarction;
- fetal hypoxia;
- heart defects in newborns;
- cleft palate;
- cleft lip;
- an inguinal hernia in the newborn;
- congenital acromicria.
Fight against smoking
In Western countries, companies are now undergoing extensive rehabilitation of the whole society for a healthy lifestyle, and especially the fight against smoking. In the United States in recent years, to be exact – in the last 7 years, 70% of the population was able to completely give up smoking. And now, if you suddenly see a smoker there, then 7 times out of 10 it will be a foreigner.
How to quit smoking?
Let’s now talk about how to quit smoking. The first is, of course, the necessity to have willpower. It endured 3 to 5 days to get used to the fact that you do not smoke, but after that, you will feel that life has become brighter, your lungs will be cleansed of all nasty things that you have driven more than one day, your health will be much stronger.
Give up smoking dramatically
It is believed that if to quit smoking abruptly can lead to disease. This is fundamentally wrong. If we abandon poison, it will never be harmful. If someone dared to make this decisive step, and finally to defeat this bad habit, it can come to the aid of some foods, vegetables, and herbs.
How to determine that smoking is not just self-indulgence, and passed into deteriorating habit? It is easy for determination if smoking for you is no longer something that is not usual, and was similar to seeds. If you smoke just to kill time, boredom, this is the first stage of serious tobacco dependence.
In the beginning, when a person starts to smoke, in his mind there are similar thoughts, “No, I do not get used to it, I know myself! I just dabble in now. ” When smoking becomes commonplace, people begin to think as follows: “Yes, nothing I’m not used … I just like to smoke right now, I can give up smoking at any time, and now I do not want this!”. The period of life with such thoughts can last for several years. After this period in a person’s head will begin to appear the idea that it is still used to smoke, but people are arranged in the following way that they can not afford to admit that they made a mistake, and begin to create such excuses as: “So to I’m used? I am a strong person, and I have the willpower to quit at any time, but now I do not yet want to.”
Daunting the task to quit smoking
But when a person comes to the realization that quitting smoking is still necessary, and there are a lot of reasons for this. So people decided to give up smoking, and that what they know? What to do this they do not come out! They are defeated, falling in their own eyes, they were not as strong as thought itself. And in order to soften this fall, a man takes steps to convince himself beginning with: “Yes, I did not want to give up smoking! I still like this thing!”. For even some of the time people calm down themselves with these thoughts. And it continues as long as “fail-fast” is a bit forgotten. And then it is sure to be the next attempt to quit, but in most cases, these attempts turn into a complete fiasco.
In search of serious motivation to quit smoking, people could bet a large sum, which no longer smokes or to promise to your loved ones. But more often it does not help. Will, get breaks to smoke for a few months, but this is over, the person picks again. There are rare cases when a person due to motivation quit smoking forever! To tell the truth, people who are sick with lung cancer do not quit smoking!
Why is it so difficult to quit smoking?
On this difficult question, people who have quit smoking for good will be able to answer. Well, first of all, people do not quit smoking coming from the fact that many approaches are very unconscious. Well, it happens when people around the smoker are under constant pressure, forcing him to quit smoking, and hence there is a conscious awareness of a problem. Man is subject to another, and does not think really why he smokes, and what he needed to throw this habit. A man walks in a daze, looking for means that can help him quit smoking, using nicotine replacement substances, invents a motivation, and when it does not work, a person appears to be despair!
It is also the reason why some people find it difficult to quit smoking, of course – stereotypes, such an example, as it is impossible to quit sharply smoking if you quit smoking, then weight will return to you again, to quit smoking is very difficult. And so on, you can continue. But all this is pure fiction!
If you yourself have decided to quit smoking, then at a preparatory stage it is better to use psychological experiments that will greatly facilitate smoking cessation: Start to consider each smoked cigarette, namely keep a journal and write down time, a day when it was smoked. Then, time in which you have become accustomed to smoke a cigarette, move about 30 minutes, then move it already, and for an hour, maybe more.
Then change already familiar, comfortable environment to you in which you always smoke, start smoking in a difficult situation for you. Buy yourself no more than 1-2 cigarettes at the same time every day and go to less strong varieties of cigarettes.
You should also collect the butts of cigarettes smoked per day in one place, for example in an ashtray, to the end to look at this whole ugly “picture” and I am sure once again and see the harm it causes to your body.
Chew gum should be used several times a day instead of smoking, eat an apple, drink juice or take a walk and get some air. The day before, it is better in the evening when you finally decided to quit smoking, you should throw an ashtray and remove it away, and before going to bed to give a vow, a promise that tomorrow and never you will make even inhaling of tobacco smoke.
So, how to quit smoking?
It is very important to reach thought of giving up smoke by yourself, think carefully about what kind of reasons for your smoking makes you do it. Better yet, sit down and write a paper on the pros and cons of smoking, which exist from you. Writing should be listening to you exactly, it is good to recall feeling when you smoked in a company, where the majority of people are non-smokers.
It is also a good reason to quit smoking if you go out into the street, a little run through and watch how quickly you will have a shortness of breath. To better understand this case, you can remember how you first started smoking, you must have coughing attack, which means that your body is pushed what is unacceptable to it.