New Delhi: Tobacco use is a major cause of death in India. According to the World Health Organization, about 13 lakh 50 thousand people die due to smoking every year across the country. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2016-17 (Global Adult Tobacco Survey India 2016-17), 26 crores 70 lakh people above 15 years consume tobacco in our country.
Cancer risk from Tobacco
Most of the tobacco is consumed through cigarettes, Bidi and Hookah. We need to leave this bad addiction today, otherwise, the risk of serious diseases like cancer will remain.
5 easy ways to quit smoking
Relax the mind
Don’t worry about your intention to quit smoking. By listening to your favourite music, watching movies, joking with friends, keep giving a message to your mind that even without a cigarette, you can feel relaxed.
On the advice of a doctor, you should take Non-Nicotine Medications, this can break the bad habit of smoking, but keep in mind that taking medicine without expert advice can prove to be harmful.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
If you quit smoking, it can cause headaches and a bad mood, but you can get relief through nicotine replacement therapy. Nicotine Gum, Lozenges can be used.
Tension increases after quitting smoking, so it is important that you stay closer to your loved ones and keep getting emotional support from them. Apart from this, the help of counselling can also be taken.
Talk to your loved ones
Make sure to inform the person you want the most that you are trying to quit smoking. In such a situation, close people will continue to encourage them to quit smoking.