how to stop smoking

How to stop Smoking
Did you know that smoking one pack of cigarettes a day for ten years could reduce your bone density by 2 percent! And if this is not shocking enough read on ----Tobacco speeds artery damage. It promotes memory loss, Alzheimer\'s disease, causes rapid skin aging, anxiety, impotence, fatigue, headaches hoarseness of voice, smokers cough, peptic ulcers, senility, cramps in the legs stained teeth and nails, hiatal hernia, heart disease cancer, osteoporosis and the list can go on and on and on... ( from health magazine)
The best way to give up smoking is NOW! Stop smoking is the hardest thing for a smoker, that is why some people make fun of themselves "Stop smoking is so easy, see I already did it several times." If you did stop smoking, then congratulation. If you are still smoking, do not worry, there are some tips. First, drink plenty of fluids like fruit juices, vegetable juices, warm water throughout the day to help in cleansing the body and providing antioxidants to lesson the free radical irritation during the detox period. Secondly munch the carrot sticks cucumber strips, radish and plenty of raw vegetables as oral substitutes to deal with the psychological ties to smoking. Thirdly have a positive attitude towards health and life in general, stay busy to prevent boredom and to keep your mind off smoking. Maybe you can get another smoker, to stop smoking with you so that you can discuss common problems and get each other\'s support. Furthermore indulge in health treatments such as a massage, sauna, steam, and teeth cleansing to remove cigarette stains. Lastly if your craving to smoke arises, take a brisk walk, or drink tea or do things with your hands, or exercise, or go for a swim or just practice breathing & relaxation techniques, smile (even if you don\'t feel like) and be thankful that you are not smoking.
If you are a smoker, you have undoubtedly tried to quit and have found it difficult. Believe me, it is just a question of mind over body. If you follow the steps above, you will be success.