You might have made a number of resolutions in order to quit smoking, but have you succeeded in giving up this habit? Smoking is one of the most difficult habits to kick. Almost all smokers admit to trying to quit at least once without succeeding. Cigarettes contain a lot of nicotine, which results in various harmful effects on the body, such as blood pressure, lung cancer, cardiac problems and many other ailments. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports approximately 6 million people are killed by tobacco each year, with 600,000 deaths from exposure to second-hand smoke. With at least 30 percent of all cancers and 87 percent of lung cancer deaths linked to tobacco consumption, it is only wise to kick the habit. Therefore, it is in our hands whether to or not to save our precious health from the harmful chemicals that are released from smoking.
Many people smoke to keep their hands busy so, a two-minute hand or ear massage when you are craving a smoke can squash your cravings in their tracks. Touching your ear or hand can help calm the mind and eliminate the craving because they are microsystems that represent the whole body. For example, a medical condition that is in your body can be treated by using several points in one microsystem, either your ear or your hand. A two minute massage on these two microsystems can reduce your cravings and make you feel at ease.
2. Drink a lot of water
Drinking plenty of water is the ultimate remedy to treat the habit of smoking. Water will help in detoxifying the body. Whenever you feel the urge to <<<CONTINUE READING>>>