Quitting is not an easy task. Thousands of people are addicted cigarette, a habit that will harm your health in the future, but if you do not have at its disposal the necessary tools to cope with this situation end up giving in to temptation and end up lighting another cigarette, making this matter in a vicious circle which can not escape. The statistics show that each year, 1 in 5 people die of snuff and 46.2 million Americans smoke cigarettes and Hispanics represent 13 percent of this alarming figure. The snuff cause serious health problems, such as lung cancer, heart disease, leukemia, aneurysms, bronchitis and emphysema, among other diseases. Pregnant women should not smoke because doing so may lead to premature detachment of the placenta or miscarriage. You can also the baby is born prematurely, underweight and with damage to the lungs. Immediate benefits Did you know that the first day I quit smoking, improvement almost immediately? But there’s more! About 20 minutes after quitting, your blood pressure improvement, 12 hours after quitting, carbon monoxide in your blood drops to normal level, and at the end of the day, have reduced the odds of having a heart attack.

There is no “magic wand” to make it a non-smoking, but therapy and medication can help break the addiction to nicotine. The list of prescription and nonprescription drugs that work well include nicotine products like gum and patches, inhaler and nasal spray, and two pills that are sold with a prescription that does not contain nicotine. Tips for quitting smoking Set a date to quit and get it in writing in a conspicuous place. Throw away all cigarettes and ashtrays in your home you have in your car and at work. Do not let others smoke in your home. Get help. Tell your family, friends and coworkers to support it.

Meet with others who are trying to quit or call a counseling network (a “hotline”). Call “Smoking Quitline” at 1-800-QUIT NOW. The call is free. Avoid alcohol. Stay away from people who are smoking. Eat healthy foods and exercise. Keep a positive attitude. You can do it! If you slip and smoke, do not give up. Set a new date.