Hypnosis Denver 5 More Myths About Quitting Smoking

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Hypnosis Denver – 5 More Myths About Quitting Smoking…

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Smoking in America is down — but not out. Today, 20% of U.S. adults are smokers, compared to 45% in 1965, when smoking was at its peak. But even at the current level of tobacco use, an estimated 440,000 Americans per year lose their lives to lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, or other smoking-related illnesses. On average, smokers die 14 years before nonsmokers, and half of all smokers who don’t quit are killed by their habit.

People start smoking for many reasons. Many continue to puff away because they buy into certain persistent myths about tobacco use. Here are 5 of those myths, and the truth about each.

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1. Myth: My other healthy habits may make up for my smoking.

Some smokers justify their habit by insisting that proper nutrition and lots of exercise is enough to keep them healthy. Not so…

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“Research shows that eating a healthy diet and exercising don’t reduce the health risks associated with smoking,” says Ann M. Malarcher, PhD, senior scientific advisor in the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. “Smoking affects every organ system in the body, and thinking that you’re going to find the perfect lifestyle to counteract the effects of smoking is just not realistic.”

“You could take a truckload of vitamins a day and still not undo the deadly effects of tobacco,” says Michael C. Fiore, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis.

2. Myth: Trying to quit smoking will stress me out — and that’s unhealthy.

True, quitting smoking can be stressful if you do it without hypnosis.

In fact, research shows that smokers who quit begin eating better, exercising more, and feeling better about themselves. “They’re in a better mental place,” Fiore says. “So many smokers today hate the fact that they are addicted, and that they are taking money out of the family budget and putting it toward deadly cigarettes.”

On average, a pack-a-day smoking habit costs $2,000 a year, Edelman says.

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3. Myth: Cutting back on smoking is good enough.

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“Cutting down on the number of cigarettes is not an effective strategy,” Malarcher says. “Smokers who cut back draw more deeply and smoke more of each cigarette.” So even though they smoke fewer cigarettes, they get the same dose of toxic smoke. “The data suggest that the only [smoking cessation strategy] that works consistently is getting to the point of not even a single puff,” Fiore says.

4. Myth: I’m the only one who is hurt by my smoking.

Tobacco smoke also harms the people around you. In the U.S., secondhand smoke causes about 50,000 deaths a year, the American Lung Association estimates. It’s been estimated that a waiter or waitress who works a single eight-hour shift in a smoky bar inhales as much toxic smoke as a pack-a-day smoker, Fiore says.

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5. Myth: I tried quitting once and failed, so it’s no use trying again.

Most smokers try several times before quitting for good. So if you’ve failed previously, don’t let that deter you from trying again.

“Each time people quit, they learn things that could be useful for their next attempt at quitting,” Malarcher says. Edelman says, “We like to say the first time you try to quit is practice, the second time is practice, and the third or fourth time, you get it right. You have to keep trying.”

Hypnosis Denver – You Know Quitting By Yourself Does Not Work, Don’t You? 

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Link to original article by webmed. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/features/10-persistent-myths-about-smoking

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