Smoking cigarettes can lead to many medical problems, such as:
– High blood pressure
– Heart disease
– Various cancers, including mouth, lung and pancreas.
Each time you resist a tobacco craving, you’re one step closer to stopping smoking or other tobacco use for good. But it can be difficult.
However, lighting up is the number one preventable cause of death, so kicking the habit is your best chance.
Here are some ways to be successful:
Make sure you have a detailed plan
– Seek support from friends and family
– Enter a quitting program where you can find support from others going through the same situation
– Exercise daily to help you quit and manage stress
For most tobacco users, tobacco cravings or urges to smoke can be powerful. But you’re not at the mercy of these tobacco cravings. When an urge to use tobacco strikes, remember that although it may be intense, it will be short-lived, and it probably will pass within a few minutes whether or not you smoke a cigarette