Smokeless tobacco simply refers to another means by which nicotine is delivered to the body system. What makes tobacco users whether they smoke or chew it enjoy the habit is nicotine because of its addictive nature. Tobacco consumed without smoking would involve chewing it or snuffing it. Big tobacco as it has come to be known because of dishonesty and financial greed eventually got to reveal what was really contained in tobacco smoke. The 4000 toxins 60 of them cancer causing carcinogens shocked the world and many smokers who had been smoking for many years with little or no information on the dangers of smoking. It would appear this announcement in the minds of many would be smokers and smokers over-shadowed the long standing natural harmful nature of tobacco.
If you've tried and failed to quit smoking multiple times, you know how demoralizing it can be. I used to have the same problem, and after failing 5 or 6 times in a row I began to think that I was incapable of doing it. Let me tell you, this is not good for the self-confidence. And the more times you quit, the more you doubt whether it'll ever happen, which leads to a very nasty cycle of self-doubt and self-fulfilling prophecy. No stop-smoking methods can overcome this. That's why I decided to take things to another level. Sick of the conventional stop-smoking programs failing me, I started looking around for methods that aren't included in the websites and stop-smoking articles you typically see.
In the United States, an estimated 24.8 million men (23.1%) and 21.1 million women (18.3%) are smokers. Out of those staggering numbers, only about 4% actually quite smoking each year which could be the result of the methods people are using. There are many ways people try to quit smoking for good including: Nicotine Patches Nicotine Gums Artificial Cigarette Psychotherapy Quitting cold turkey Out of the above choices each has its pros and cons but the biggest success rate is usually psychotherapy. This therapy to stop smoking works because the power of your subconscious mind is used to change your thinking processes, making it remarkably easy to stop smoking with no side effects, and the success rate for these methods to quit smoking is 95% with one session.
From a personal point of view, I detest the smell of cigarettes. It reeks badly and irritates my nasal cavity. However, after discussion with a few people who smokes; an epiphany stroked. Smokers smoke to relieve themselves from stress and also partly due to addiction towards the nicotine content. It's true when they say; once you pop, you can't stop. Smoking should never even be attempted as the quitting phase is mentally as well as physically challenging. Do you know that when a person smokes, they're releasing second-hand smoke to the surroundings? This means that whoever is beside them would also inhale the smoke that they have just expelled.
As a smoker, have you gotten the 'stare' from non-smokers when you talk to them or during the time when you're puffing on a stick of cigarette? Have you been told countless of times to quit because smoking is a sin? Everyone knows that smoking is bad but why is that so? Well, from a scientific point of view; cigarette contains thousands of harmful chemicals and toxins that when inhaled will create significant damage to you. When you puff on a cigarette, you're practically sending invitations to the Grim Reaper to come visit you earlier. In other words, you're dying a slow death. Still not convinced to quit smoking so as to optimise your life to the fullest?
For someone who is trying to quit, the withdrawals symptoms from nicotine can be severe and agonising. Most of the time, this is what causes many smokers trying to quit to fail. To ensure that you achieve your goal, maybe you can try some stop smoking aids to help you gradually quit. The most common replacement for cigarette is the nicotine patch. Nicotine patch comforts the smoker from withdrawal symptoms as the smoker is still getting the nicotine minus the harmful cigarettes. Nicotine patch gradually releases nicotine into the body via the skin. Other nicotine replacement therapy consists of nicotine chewing gums, nicotine inhaler, nicotine lozenges and nicotine nasal spray.