Creating Waves of Awareness
World No Tobacco Day 31st May 2012.
In the present days of Drug addiction and Abuse menace, Smoking, though considered to be a sort of minor vice, nevertheless can be the beginning also in the form of an entry to some other major vices leading to other addictions.Tobacco smoking has consistently been referred to as the single most important preventable cause of premature deaths. What are the Harmful effects of Tobacco?
Tobacco chewing Causes Mouth Cancer
Smoking when Pregnant Causes harm to the Child
Smoking may reduce the Blood Flow & Cause Impotence.
Smoking causes Brain Stroke.
It causes slow & Painful Death
Smoking can lead to Lung cancer and COPD's. How can one combat the habit of smoking?
Why Do You Smoke? Ask yourself this question each time you smoke.
Do not smoke in company.
Do not keep a pack of cigarettes, purchase only one when need to smoke.
Do not ask anybody to get you a cigarette from the market. Walk down always to get the cigarette each time you feel the need for one as it will have an impact on you.
Do not throwaway the stub after smoking try to keep the stubs of the cigarettes in a transparent Jar and look at it & count them at the end of Day, Week or Month etc. (depending on the number of cigarettes you smoke) and analyze the worth of effort, time and money spent on all these STUBS of cigarettes. Then think of the same effort, time and money spent on something for your family and children.
Do try to spend maximum time with Non -smokers
Do feel free to talk to your physician regarding any problem related to smoking habit.
Start quitting from today as the tomorrow never comes. On stopping or reducing smoking habit there may be some withdrawal signs and symptoms such as : - Anxiety, Nervousness, Fatigue, Irritability, Lack of Concentration, Distension of the Abdomen, Excessive Salivation, Disturbance in Sleep, Variations in Blood Pressure and Pulse Rate.But these all last for a short while and simultaneously according to totality of symptoms some Homoeopathic Remedies can be used with great success.
Prof. Dr.A.K.Gupta,MD(Hom) Sr. Homoeopathic Consultant Member