Quite often we sit and evaluate our life and our habits and it is many a time that we want to bring some change or improvement in our life. Down the road of life we gather many habits, some bad ones too, related to our daily life and one such habit is smoking. If you are in the habit of smoking, you know that it is a challenge to quit the habit but the good news is that it is certainly achievable! The sooner you quit, the better it is for you and your health.
If you are smoking your lungs out, and struggling to quit the cigar just take a look around you. You will find that many of those who over did the smoking habit or those who did not quit early are either fighting some kind of cancer, heart ailment or are dead. You want to quit smoking and are waiting for that special occasion which never seems to occur like a day to remember or a New Year resolution which never happens. Do take time to realize that the best time to quit smoking is as early as possible. If you win over it, you will see for yourself a constant regaining of health benefits arising in your life maybe in a few weeks of quitting the habit or a few months or years. The change is sure to follow!
Some of the benefits that you gain after you quit smoking are noticeable within a few days or even after a few hours. The carbon monoxide levels in your blood will drop and you can notice an immediate benefit in your heart rate and high blood pressure problems. Your sense of taste and smell will return and eating becomes more enjoyable now.
Internally your lungs function better now and you are prone to fewer infections than before. All these are some short term benefits. There are certain life saving long term benefits that you will gain by kicking off the habit of smoking permanently. Your heart feels younger, healthy and has much control over the risk of coronary heart disease. Over a period of time, the risk of many types of cancer, heart ailments or a stroke are highly diminished. And what better reason do you want to quit smoking when you are faced with prospects of good health and riddance of many life threatening diseases!
Pregnant woman who smoke should be aware of the hazards that they face and also that of their little unborn baby. If you are a pregnant and a smoker, you can still look after the health aspect of your unborn baby if you quit smoking before the end of the first trimester. A smoking cessation program like hypnotherapy will be highly effective to help you curb this nuisance. A good doctor can educate you about the use of nicotine patches, sprays and gums to ward off the habit without putting your baby in danger. Get motivated by realizing what detrimental effects your smoking habit can pose to your baby. Your baby is reason enough for you to stop smoking!
Whether you are a long time smoker or a new one, you can profit the odds of a better life only if you quit smoking. The sooner you do the better and faster you gain the odds in your favor!