It’s easy to quit smoking, I’ve done it hundreds of times!You and millions of others have heard that comment before. There’s a good possibility you have even said it yourself.
And, while it does cause a momentary chuckle, the truth is that deep down where your addiction lives, it is no laughing matter. In fact, it’s downright painful.
Some of the statistics:
Over 400,000 smoking related deaths in the US every year
· 47 million adults in the United States smoke
· 1.3 billion people around the world are smoking
· Smoking population is expected to rise to 1.7 billion people in a few years time.
· 1 out of 2 will die from a smoking-related disease.The World Health Organization has estimated that by year 2020, tobacco will kill more people than any single disease in the world.
In spite of these statistics, smoking is on the rise. Why? It’s really very simple. The answer is nicotine. Nicotine is a very powerful drug that when inhaled via a cigarette, has a direct connection to the brain to release dopamine. Dopamine gives you a brief sense of euphoria.
Let’s take a closer look at this problem. Smoking has an injurious effect on almost all body parts. We know it affects your lungs most adversely and even the most addicted smokers know the risk of cancer.
But, there are other effects that you might not be aware of.
Did you know that cigarette smoking affects you from your head to your toes. . .did you know that smoking adversely affects: Hair Brain Eyes Nose Skin Teeth Mouth and Throat Hands Esophagus Respiration and Lungs Cardiovascular System Liver Abdomen Kidneys and bladder Male reproductive system Female reproductive system Bones Blood Immune System Legs and feet.
Discover something surprising in that list? Many people do. How important to your health would it be to uncover some of the hidden effects of smoking?
When it comes to the subject of stop smoking, there is no one set answer for everyone. It would be simple if there were, wouldn’t it? Even though smoking is truly a world-wide pandemic, there are no short cuts to stopping it.
It takes guts and knowledge. Now you can get that knowledge. This isn’t some trite collection of “do’s and don’ts,” although you may find some of those inside.
You also won’t find this guide is just a “wolf in sheeps clothing” luring you into buying some expensive “stop smoking kit” that will cost you an arm and a leg.
What you will find inside is:
Why People Smoke
· Why it is hard to quit
· The high cost of smoking
· 3 full chapters on the health risks
· Why you should not smoke while pregnant
· Why smoking leads to other drugs
· Smoking and the opposite sex
· 5 methods to break the habit
· All about support groups
· Intervention with a loved one
· And Much More…
As mentioned, there is no “pat” answer to this epidemic problem. The reasons for starting the habit are as wide and diversified as the people who smoke. It stands to reason, therefore, that the reasons to quit are equally diverse.
That is why there is no such thing as one size fits al! What works for one person may not for another. There are even methods that you probably have never heard of.
The information is clear, concise and presented in an understandable manner. You may be amazed to discover so many diverse treatment options.
If you are a smoker who REALLY wants to quit you owe it to your friends and loved ones AND most importantly to YOURSELF to get a handle on your addiction.