A Little Known Fact When Quitting Smoking And How To Stay Quit

Have you ever gotten yourself in a situation where you have quitted smoking for perhaps 1, 2 or 3 weeks, sometimes even months or years only to find yourself crawling back to square one as it if it was a snake and ladder board game? You find yourself picking up the cigarette and lighting it away again? I have to admit. I did. That is because I was lacking of something, of which I had to learn the hard way. And maybe this is perhaps why I am sharing my experience with you so you could avoid this mistake in the future. I’m sure you would know that most of time, smokers use the excuse of “releasing stress” to smoke. For some reason, this “release stress” has become a reality which in fact is not. The only reason you feel relaxed are due to the soothing of the nicotine addiction. The fact is… you do not need cigarettes in your life! The problem: Many have associated cigarettes can actually release stress that it became the truth. So after awhile, when a person which is going through the process on quitting smoking is incapable of handling stress, guess what he turns to? Cigarettes! The solution for this is, not only must you quit smoking, you must also: Find The Alternatives For Relaxation And To Release Stress! When you…

What to Expect When You Quit Smoking

What to Expect When You Quit Smoking

If you are trying to decide whether or not to quit smoking or how to go about it, you may be wavering in your decision because you don’t know what to expect. What is withdrawal like? Not knowing may make it harder to make the decision to quit.Here are some suggestions as to what you can expect when you begin to quit, and how to anticipate them and possibly make them easier to deal with. The good thing is, withdrawal symptoms are temporary. The physical symptoms of cigarette withdrawal can be mild in some people and tough in others. Some physical changes you may experience include: Anger and irritability are said to accompany many smokers’ quitting efforts. You may feel irrationally annoyed, or find yourself snapping and yelling at people without meaning to. You may feel very impatient. To keep the peace with those around you, try to find constructive ways to release your anger. Although you may be a bear right now, ultimately you are doing your loved ones a favor by quitting. You may also find yourself feeling depressed and/or worried about the future. Try to remember this is temporary, and seek therapy if you need to.

How to Support Your Health When You Quit Smoking

How to Support Your Health When You Quit Smoking

When you quit smoking, your body undergoes quite a change. You have to detoxify, and various body tissues need to heal. It’s a good idea to support your health as you go through the transition. In fact, good nutrition and healthy habits may make quitting easier. Here are some ideas and tips. Try to give your body lots of rest during this time. Without the “rush” of nicotine from cigarettes, you may feel washed out, nauseated, or otherwise generally yucky. Resting helps your body to build new tissue and heal. Resting does not mean you don’t move around; just try to take a break from all the running around and stress for a while. Exercise is said to help the body detoxify by increasing circulation and other ways. Few would argue that exercise is a boost to your health, whether you smoke or not. Incorporating regular exercise may help you quit if you use it as a distraction tool – maybe you could take a brisk walk or bike ride when you feel a craving for nicotine. Just don’t walk or bike to the store to buy more cigarettes! Your body will need lots of nutrients to support it during this transition. Vitamin C is said to be very important for soon-to-be-ex-smokers, and it is an important antioxidant vitamin. Magnesium is important for muscle relaxation and nerve…

Positive And Negative Effects To Expect When You Quit Smoking

Before you read the rest of this article, understand that quitting smoking can be one of the best things you can do for yourself as a smoker. You are guaranteeing a healthier life, and a longer life. Make no mistake; no negative effect you may observe when you quit smoking is so bad that you will decide to keep smoking. There are no positive effects by continuing to smoke, but when you quit, you may notice some changes that you may not have expected. Since the pros outweigh the cons when you quit smoking, I will address the negative aspects of quitting first. The first thing a smoker will notice when they kick the habit is sudden mood changes and mood disorders. Having probably smoked for years, you have come to the point to where you end up smoking when you feel stressed, or are in a bad mood. Once you stop smoking, you will no longer have this psychological outlet. Quitting smoking can cause depression in a small percentage of people who are strong enough to quit. Your body and mind may also have a hard time dealing with the removal of such a powerful drug as nicotine so suddenly. Expect your body and mind to take about 3 to 6 months to get this need out of its system. One of the most common complaints…

Symptoms Of Detoxification When You Quit Smoking

Smoking is an addiction that is connected with both your body and your mind. Your body will start to detoxify itself shortly after your last cigarette. Nicotine increases the levels of pleasure inducing chemicals in your brain. It also acts as a central nervous system stimulant, and increases both your blood pressure and your heart rate. Once you stop smoking and stop the nicotine doses, your body responds with severe cravings and withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms try to convince you that you need to light up a cigarette. Your physical withdrawal will last only a limited time. The long-term cravings are due to the psychological dependency. Many smokers avoid quitting because they are afraid of what will happen to them when they stop. Common withdrawal symptoms from nicotine include restlessness, inability to sleep, weight gain, constipation and lack of concentration. These symptoms are short lived, with the most extreme symptoms disappearing after three to four days. During this time period, you can treat yourself the same as you would if you had the flu. Take it easy, get plenty of rest, and maybe take some time away from work. It will pass, and you will feel much better in a short time. The first thing is to just stop smoking. Some smokers believe that it is enough just to gradually reduce the number of cigarettes smoked. This…

The Benefits When You Quit Smoking

If you’re a smoker, we know that it’s very difficult to convince yourself of the need to quit smoking. But we assure you, there are just so many reasons why you have to quit smoking. So before we proceed with helpful tips to quit smoking, let’s enumerate the benefits that you’ll enjoy once you quit smoking. Why don’t we concentrate on the lighter side first? People who smoke tend to have bad breath and yellow teeth. Once you quit smoking however, you’ll never have to restrain yourself with a slight smile – one that doesn’t show your teeth to your disadvantage, that is. And you don’t have to worry anymore if you’re going to turn your date off with your wonderfully stale breath! The second advantage that you’ll enjoy once you quit smoking is that most people would tend to have a better impression of you. Nowadays, only a few people are untouched by nicotine addiction and if you’re not into smoking, people would tend to think that you’re a disciplined and reliable person. But those are just the lighter side of things. Let’s concentrate next on the cold hard facts. Once you quit smoking, changes could start happening in your life in just twenty minutes. In less than half an hour, your heartbeat immediately drops – and by the way that’s a good thing because when…

Quit Smoking: Why People Do Bad Things (Even When They Know They Shouldn’t)

Do you do Bad Things? Even though you know you shouldn’t? It’s not your fault. It really isn’t. You know you should stop doing it, but no matter how much you know that, and how much you try, you just can’t stop! Everyone knows how to lose weight. Don’t eat fattening foods. Exercise. Everyone knows how to give up smoking. Don’t light the cigarette. Yet having this knowledge just isn’t enough. Sometimes even having the desire isn’t enough! Time and again I hear about people who get really close to quitting smoking. They can get all the way down to one or two cigarettes a day, but just can’t give up those last two. Many even make it all the way down to zero, but the cravings, oh the cravings! They are wretched, those cravings. Most will go back to smoking within the first few days. They can cut away most of the “stuff” that keeps them glued to the cigarettes, even not be addicted to nicotine anymore(!), but there is just something deep in their core that magnetically pulls them back in, like two lovers who know they are bad for each other but just can’t help themselves. What is this thing? What is at this core? Let me take a step back for a moment. How many adults do you know who are happy? I…

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