Thursday, June 14, 2007

Stay away of smoking - Lead a healthy life

Care for skin, hair and fitness? The first step towards it is STOP SMOKING. It has been found that smokers start their habit of smoking from adolescence period. They smoke because their friends smoke, they want themselves to look older, they think that it’s an adult activity and they are unaware of the harmful effects of smoking. Statistics shows that smoking kills a person eight years earlier and it’s the root cause of almost each and every lung diseases, including lungs cancer. It is said that 87% can die due to lungs cancer which cause from smoking tobacco. Tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive. So, once you get a habit of smoking, then it becomes a tough job to quit.
Smoking, not only leads to yellow teeth and wrinkles, but it also makes the bones loose its density, which cause older people to bent over and bones can be easily broken. For women smokers, they can have a great chance of pregnancy problem. Other than its huge list of unhealthiness, smoking is also highly expensive.
Once you are addicted to smoking habits, then it becomes quite a difficult task to quit. So, for flushing out the nicotine, eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, drink lots of water, fruit juice and herbal tea. Since herbal tea is made up of precious herbs, so it’ll help to fight against the urge of smoking. Some of the home remedies to quit smoking habits are as follows:
1. Whenever you feel like smoking, lick a little salt with the tip of your tongue. This will break the habit within one month.
2. A traditional Chinese way to quit smoking is mixing grated fresh radish with two tablespoon of honey and drink it.
3. Eat lots of food which are having high concentration of alkaline, like almonds, spinach, raisins, figs, dandelion greens and beet greens.
4. Mix eight drops of cedar, four drops of lavender, five drops of lemon, five drops of orange and six drops of tea tree oil. Use this blend as an air spray. It might help you to stop smoking.


At 11:39 PM, Anonymous stella said...

Smoking habit is not only injurious to health but it also too much harmful for our society. Teens are getting more involved in it day by day. I hope this type of posting make aware them about the impact of smoking and keep them away form it.


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