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If You Want to Quit the Habit of Smoking Then Definitely Follow These 6 Steps

Posted by: Neha AdhikariDate: 29th January 2023 9:01 IST
If You Want to Quit the Habit of Smoking Then Definitely Follow These 6 Steps. 6 Steps to Follow to Stop Smoking

'Smoking is injurious to health'. We all know about it and we all have also seen the picture of that cancer made on the cigarette packet, but it does not matter to the people who smoke cigarettes in the country and the world. Actually, it is very easy to get addicted to cigarette smoking, but it is very difficult to get rid of this addiction and it can cause a lot of harm to the body in the long term.

A research believes that there are about 267 million tobacco users in India and it is the second largest country in the world that consumes so much tobacco. More than 100 million people above the age of 15 smoke cigarettes and are troubled due to smoking. This is only India's figure and if the whole world is included then you cannot even imagine how much it would be. Actually, once you get addicted to cigarette smoking, your life gets reduced by more than 18%.

The biggest cause of lung cancer is cigarette smoking. Not only do smokers pose a risk to themselves, but also to passive smokers who are only inhaling secondhand smoke.

Getting rid of cigarette addiction is not easy, but if some things are taken care of, it can be reduced gradually. So let us talk about those 6 steps which can make you quit smoking.

1. Create an environment around you and focus on 'Stay Quit'

Your goal is to quit smoking, and you won't be able to quit smoking easily until you feel pressure from all sides. The first step that you have to take is that you create an environment around you that inspires you to quit smoking. Don't aim too big at once, try slowly.

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2. Get phone and apps support

At this time we have such power in our hands that we can win the world. Cigarettes can be weaned with the help of phones. Many apps help in this work. These apps can be used to get rid of cigarettes. There are many types of apps available according to your convenience. You have to keep in mind which app you want to use.

3. Seek medical help

There are many rehab camps whose help can be taken. You can take medical help and consult an expert about it. To get rid of tobacco addiction, the doctor can also prescribe some medicines. For this, you can talk to everyone from normal physicians to psychologists.

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4. Start a hobby when you feel like smoking

If you are having a strong urge to smoke, then a hobby can be started instead. For example, if you are having a great desire for smoking, then you start walking or adopting something like dancing or singing.

5. Eating mint helps

Just as eating chewing gum helps with the urge to smoke, eating mints also helps. Always keep peppermint candy with you. You can take those pills whenever you feel like smoking. This way you won't be overwhelmed and you'll be able to distract yourself when the craving strikes.

6. Do nicotine replacement therapy

If you are heavily addicted to cigarettes, you can try nicotine replacement therapy. It can completely reduce your cigarette smoking habit. This nicotine replacement therapy can help relieve anxiety and stress caused by quitting smoking. However, if you are thinking of nicotine replacement then first take the advice of the doctor.