Many people try to quit smoking, but it can be very hard without some kind of planning. It is easy to lapse into bad habits or not even try at all. Now with a global emphasis on healthier living, it is becoming far easier to find help or suitable and workable methods to help smokers quit. The following article outlines just a few ways that this can be achieved.
The main gateway to success in quitting is having a plan. It helps if it is written down with easy reachable goals. The problem usually occurs when the craving hits. It is important that smokers can record when they feel the craving and for how long it lasts, as this is when failure can occur. In addition to the craving, many smokers discover that they need to use their hands or mouth as they have been so used to having something to occupy them. When the craving and the fidgeting hands occur it is necessary for would be quitters to try and focus their mind on something else such as brushing teeth, chewing gum or even just going for walk. Following on from this there are some other ways to try.
The first one of these is using snus. Snus is a smokeless tobacco that comes in the form of a wet powder in a small pouch. These pouches are placed on the gum under the top lip and are held there. The nicotine is absorbed through the thin skin and enters the bloodstream this giving the user a small fix. These can be used at the particularly susceptible time when the user starts to get a nicotine craving as it will simultaneously occupy the hands and mouth and provide a small fix. Other options in this vein also include the e-cigarette.
Quitting is hard, but with patience and perseverance it can be achieved.