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Previously,  I wrote 09 practical steps on How to quit smoking. Let me add few extra tips to overcome this difficult quitting smoking leading cause. Consider these extra points to make your transition from a chain-smoker to a non-smoker successful.

Tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke are responsible for more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to the American Lung Association.

Be a cigarette hater.

To ensure you never go back to the smoking craving, develop a deep abhorrence for tobacco so it will be beyond you to ever start again.

Wear a rubber band

Keeping a  rubber band around your wrist at all times is a behavioral psychology trick. When you get the craving for  quit smoking, snap the rubber band hard enough to feel some pain. Before long, your mind will related a cigarette craving with pain and your sub-conscious will finally stop asking for a smoke.


Keep your lungs busy long enough to dampen the urge by doing some hectic exercise.  It will not only get away the urge to smoke it will also keep you physically fit in all health affairs matters.

Eat regularly

Eat regular meals at regular hours so that  you will be able to anticipate your smoking urges better while at the same time improving your numerous health risks. Eating regularly  will not only keep you from overeating but also from gaining weight, which is the common side effects of Quitting smoking .


Finally, always remember  that there are no pros to smoking, only cons. Nobody can force you to Freedom From smoking but  be sure to take on the challenge at the right time in your life. When you’re doing your best to compensate for quit smoking by doing something else, be careful not to develop another bad habit in the process!

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Tips on How to Quit Smoking

Dr. Ozair

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