Posts Tagged ‘Smoking’
Patches, gums, candies, fake cigarettes … many people have tried everything to quit smoking but have not succeeded. One of the keys to quitting is to find the right time and again to find the therapy that is best for us. Perhaps the answer lies in alternative therapies.
- Hypnosis: This treatment is becoming very popular among people who want to quit. Each session lasts one to two hours and is based mainly on relaxation, while, repeat words that evoke ideas or feelings which aims to make the patient feel repelled by the habit of smoking, thus helping us to reduce anxiety caused by lack of nicotine. It is best combined with traditional therapies, and that hypnosis would help us stop smoking and nicotine patches or gum to stay smoke-free long enough to erase the withdrawal symptoms. Read the rest of this entry »
You know that smoking is bad for you, but I can not remember what it is to live life without a cigarette between your fingers. Need incentives to stop smoking? Here are a few reasons why you kick the habit as harmful:
- Improving health
A few hours after quitting, your heart rate, blood pressure and carbon monoxide level in the blood return to normal. With these changes, the risk of certain cancers, heart attacks and stroke starts to decrease.
- Breathing better
As your lungs begin to recover forget you can start while you climb the stairs huffing and coughing morning these bother you so much.
- Saving money
How much does it cost each package? Calculate what you’ll save weekly and monthly.
- Better smell
Forget the cigarette smell in your clothes, your house and car. Read the rest of this entry »
Cholesterol is essential for our body to function, but the key is kept within normal values. There is a “good” cholesterol (HDL), athletes usually high in people who did not smoke, and a “bad” cholesterol (LDL), high in hereditary cases or a high cholesterol diet, diabetes, kidney failure or who do not practice sedentary regular physical exercise. Here you can get some tips to solve this problem from their own diet.
Consume fat in moderation. This is achieved by avoiding excesses of foods such as butter, cheese, egg yolks, fatty meats and baked goods. Replace saturated fats with unsaturated fats: olive oil-butter, whole milk for skim, red meat with lean meat or fish, cheese for whole-fat versions or fresh skinless chicken outlet, for whole-fat yogurt, etc..
Includes lunch and dinner vegetable, raw or cooked, accompanying a main dish of lean meat, also a side of rice, pasta, lentils, beans, beans or peas. For dessert, choose fruit, desserts, low-fat or nonfat yogurt. Read the rest of this entry »