Your ability to quit smoking becomes a difficult challenge when nicotine is involved. Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs in the world. Indeed, it is at least as addictive as hard drugs like cocaine and heroin.
Most smokers would never consider using such drugs, but the fact that they smoke creates a situation where nicotine addiction can arise Many different health conditions and the smoker have extreme difficulties to stop even if the health problems become life-threatening.
If a person has smoked for a while, it takes a lot more than willpower to quit smoking because it is addictive in nature tobacco.
Nicotine is so strong that if a small amount of pure nicotine is applied to your skin, it can kill you. Fortunately, the amount of cigarettes is nowhere near that high, but it is enough to make you addicted, and in this way you make the cigarette companies come back even if you know it will kill you and you desperately want to stop .
If you inhale while smoking, the nicotine will reach your brain in a matter of seconds. There it stimulates the brain to make you feel good. It causes the release of dopamine, which helps improve your mood. This is one of the reasons why people who are stressed, sad or depressed often seek comfort in the form of a cigarette.
Another reason why nicotine makes it so difficult to quit smoking is that after a while the body becomes tolerant of the drug and requires more and more to achieve the same effect. This leads to an increasing addiction where people can smoke up to several packs a day.
Aside from the obvious costs involved in paying so many packs of cigarettes a week, additional loads are placed on a person’s health from the harm that smoking causes. However, addiction is increasing and it is all the more difficult to quit smoking.
Every day you postpone smoking cessation, it becomes harder to give up, and that’s exactly what tobacco companies want.
Instead of lighting a cigarette every time you feel stressed, depressed, angry, or just because it’s time for you to stop smoking; Replace this smoking habit with something else, e.g. Take a long walk, exercise, take a deep breath or have a drink (no alcohol). It takes 21 days to create a habit. So do this for 21 days and watch what happens.
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