No Smoking

Health project

By: Tanya Kaur Dulku

Smoking is a bad habit because it is harmful to your lungs and causes heart disease,emphysema, death and cancer. Did you know that the smoking rate is twenty percent in the last two decades and people who don't know that they are moving each time they inhale smoke. It gives you colds that last for a long time and smoking can shorten your life for ten years or more. Smoking can also cause worry's and stress . The cigarettes that you use to smoke have a lot of chemicals inside them.

People who quit smoking  are expected to feel remarkable benefits within a few minutes,hours,days and weeks from there last cigarette. Also Tobacco smoke contains very tiny amounts of nicotine that aren't deadly, but are still very bad for our health and a tar is something that gives the cigarette color and the smoke smell. Tar is the thing that sticks to cilia in our lungs that are responsible for sweeping our germs and dirt.

In fact 40,000 people die each year from diseases caused by smoking and each cigarette you smoke takes 5 to 8 minutes of our life and also the famous people died as well because they smoked.  Smokeless tobacco comes in two forms: chewing tobacco and snuff. Both forms are put into the mouth and sucked on. Regular tobacco, smokeless tobacco contains nicotine, which is a very poisonous drug that speeds up your heart and increases your blood pressure. When people buy cigarettes the price of the cigarettes are very expensive and the companies that sell cigarettes just want lots of money.

How to quit smoking?

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Choose a date within the next 2 weeks, so you have enough time to prepare without losing your motivation to quit. Quit on the weekend, so you have a few days to adjust to the change.

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Let your friends and family in on your plan to quit smoking and tell them you need their support and encouragement to stop. Look for a quit buddy who wants to stop smoking as well. You can help each other get through the rough times.

3.

Most people who begin smoking again do so within the first 3 months. You can help yourself make it through by preparing ahead for common challenges, such as nicotine withdrawal and cigarette cravings.

4.

Throw away all of your cigarettes (no emergency pack!), lighters, ashtrays, and matches. Wash your clothes, clean your car and house, so it is free from a smoke smell.

5.

Your doctor can give you  medication to help with quitting to smoke. You can also get many products over the counter at your local pharmacy or grocery store, including the nicotine patch, nicotine lozenges, and nicotine gum.

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