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Published On: April 14, 2020 06:41 PM NPT By: Republica

5 Tips to help you quit smoking

5 Tips to help you quit smoking

Try nicotine replacement therapy

Short-acting nicotine replacement therapies — such as nicotine gum, lozenges, nasal sprays or inhalers — can help you overcome the intense cravings for cigarettes. These short-acting therapies are generally safe to use in combination with long-acting nicotine patches. 


Identify when you crave for cigarettes

You might crave for cigarettes in situations where you smoked most often, such as at parties or bars, or while feeling stressed or sipping coffee. Identify these situationsand plan to avoid them entirely or get through them without using tobacco.A craving can generally last 5 minutes. Before you give up, make a list of 5-minute strategies.


Involve in physical activities

It is scientifically proven that physical activity can help distract you from tobacco cravings. Even small engagement in physical activity — such as running up and down the stairs a few times can actually reduce your tobacco craving.


Keep reminding yourself of its benefits

If you really want to quit smoking, writing down or saying out loud the reasons you want to stop smoking or tobacco intake can help you a lot. Some common benefits you can remind yourself is: 

1. You getting healthier

2. You save a lot of money

3. You care causing less harm to people around you 


Make non-smoking friends

Your circle influences what you do in various ways.So, if you really want to quit smoking habits, try to stick around with people who do not smoke cigarettes.  Or even when you hand out with friends who smoke, don’t fall under their influence and try your best to remind yourself of your intentions and goals you have set.

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