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How to Quit Tobacco and Smoking Tips

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First you need to understand why you feel like you need to smoke:

Even though smoking/ Tobacco is injurious to health and it is well known to everyone, then too smokers smoke with the reasons like Tension, Peer pressure, addiction etc. majority of the smokers have developed the addiction of smoking/ Tobacco during their teenage and the habit continuous till their grave.

Despite the warning signs people continue to smoke:

Warning messages with huge pictorial, increment of taxes year on year by the government, continuous awareness and the initiative taken by the government have not stopped smokers to smoke.

Do you know:
There are approx. 4,700 harmful ingredients in 1 stick of cigarette and 70 elements which are cancer causing. But Nicotine is the only element in the cigarette which gives urge to the smokers to smoke cigarette and Nicotine is not harmful to human body.

Reasons why people quit smoking/ Tobacco:

Early health warnings
Will
Early Health warning:

It is usually recommended by doctors to quit smoking/ Tobacco after diagnosing the smokers early health warnings

Will:

This is the category where people belongs who care about their health, family& friend and fellas “where there is a will, there is a way”.

Only 2 – 3 % of people were successful who have tried quitting smoking/ Tobacco on their own and the rest 98% were unsuccessful due to Nicotine withdrawal symptoms.

List of Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms:

  • Intense Craving for Nicotine
  • Tingling in hands and feet
  • Sweating
  • Nausea and Intestinal Cramping
  • Headaches
  • Coughing and sore throat
  • Insomnia
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Depression
  • Weight Gain

 

The only way to avoid Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms is to get Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT).

Any smoker has to go through the step down therapy to quit smoking/ Tobacco to avoid Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms. It’s a 3 month therapy.

This Step-Down Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) are available in the market in the form of Patch, Gum, lozenges, Oral Spray and Oral Strip.

What is Nicotine Patch

A nicotine patch is a transdermal patch (24 hours patch), provides a measured dose of harmless nicotine through the skin. As a nicotine doses are lowered over a course of weeks, the tobacco users are weaned off nicotine slowly and steadily, minimizing the withdrawal symptoms.

How to use Patch?

Different smokers are used to different levels of Nicotine, hence smoker needs to choose the right strength for therapy.

This is the best recommended therapy because this is a transdermal patch and it is not been consumed orally.

What is Nicotine Gum?

Nicotine gum is a type of chewing gum that delivers nicotine to the body. It is used as an aid in nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), a process for smoking/ Tobacco cessation and quitting smokeless tobacco. The nicotine is delivered to the bloodstream via absorption by the tissues of the mouth.

What is Lozenges?

A nicotine lozenge is a tablet that contains a dose of nicotine which dissolves slowly in the mouth to release the nicotine. The nicotine is absorbed through the lining of the mouth and enters the blood vessels. It is used as an aid in nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), a process for smoking/ Tobacco cessation.

What is Nicotine Oral Spray?

Nicotine oral spray is a type of oral spray that delivers nicotine to the body. It is used as an aid in nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), a process for smoking/ Tobacco cessation and quitting smokeless tobacco. The nicotine is delivered to the bloodstream via absorption by the tissues of the mouth.

What is Nicotine Oral Strip?

A nicotine oral strip is a strip that contains a dose of nicotine which dissolves slowly in the mouth to release the nicotine. The nicotine is absorbed through the lining of the mouth and enters the blood vessels. It is used as an aid in nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), a process for smoking/ Tobacco cessation.