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Smoking tobacco is addicting because of nicotine. This is the substance that makes conventional smokers want to light more tobacco cigarettes. When the level of nicotine falls down, the body feels the urge to smoke and increase the nicotine level to feel better. Smoking is an addiction. And like any other addiction, it wouldn’t be easy to quit but it could be done. A lot of smokers were successful in quitting smoking tobacco so there’s no reason why you can’t. The best thing that you could do to make this happen is to prepare yourself. Several smokers who would like to quit do not push through with their plan because of the fear that they feel. They are afraid of the hardship that they would face along the way.
It’s true that there are several challenges that you could face on your withdrawal. But these wouldn’t last forever. They could be gone after a few days and before you know it, you don’t even feel them anymore. The good news is that there are ways on how to cope up with these withdrawal symptoms. If you decided to stop smoking tobacco, understanding the health benefits that you could get would help you to keep going. Educate yourself on the danger of smoking tobacco and what you could get from quitting this. Write them in a piece of paper to remind you every time that you feel like giving up.
It’s normal to feel the urge to light a tobacco cigarette as your body is already used to it. This means that the level of nicotine is slowly going down. Find something to do that would keep you busy. Get rid of all your conventional cigarettes to lessen the temptation. Let your family and friends know that you would like to quit smoking tobacco and ask for their support.
The symptoms of withdrawal are different for each person. It may not be too difficult to some especially if they are just occasional smokers. But it could be more challenging to those who smoke a lot. Some of the most common symptoms for quitting smoking tobacco are headaches, dizziness, sleeping difficulties, mood swings, restlessness and depression. These symptoms are normally intense within the first 48 hours after lighting your last traditional cigarette. Drink plenty of water to help flush toxins and nicotine from the body. Get enough rest to get through with the changes. Talk to friends or a support group to avoid the feeling of depression. Keep reminding yourself on your reason for quitting and tell yourself that you could do it. The cravings and withdrawal symptoms would lessen after some time and would eventually go away completely.
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