Smoking of tobacco was first introduced in Europe long decades prior by Christopher Columbus, then the same is been practiced worldwide regardless of medical societies, and religious quarrel on it. On this, No Smoking Day 2021 – 10 March is the date said to spread awareness and effects of smoking on health. Dr. Vaseem Choudhary and the team took participating to spread “QUIT SMOKING” Campaign.
Diversity of plant substances are smoked including marijuana and hashish but the gesture is most commonly associated with tobacco as smoked in cigarette, cigar or pipe
It is seen that there are many diseases that crop up due to smoking some of which are as follows
- Heart disease
- Lung disease
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Pregnancy complications
- Premature low birth weight babies
HOW SMOKING AFFECTS OUR SYSTEM:
It is proven that there are more than 6000 ingredients in tobacco such as acetone, tar nicotine, and carbon monoxide which can be harmful to the human system.
So when you inhale smoke it first passes into your lungs which leads to irreversible conditions damaging your bronchioles and alveoli
when one of the ingredients named nicotine reaches your brain in mere seconds at first it makes you feel energized for a while but as that effect goes off you feel tired and you crave more.
It causes blood vessels to tighten which restricts the blood flow causing peripheral arterial disease, it also weakens your blood vessel walls and causes blood clots, it also raises your blood pressure together causing a stroke.
Smoking also has an effect on insulin making it more likely that you might develop insulin resistance that pushes you for diabetes mellitus.
It is shown in recent studies that smoking helps in changing the structure of your skin by increasing the risk of squamous cell carcinoma and also leading to fungal nail infections.
Smoking also attacks your hair follicles pertaining to baldness and hair-fall.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:
- Mood stimulation
- Anxiety and irritability
- Smelly hair
- Unhealthy teeth
- Persistent cough.
- Pale skin
- Poor vision
- Early menopause.
- Loss of appetite
- A dull sense of smell and taste
- Yellow fingers
- Wrinkled skin
- Delayed menstrual cycles
- Hair fall
TIPS TO QUIT SMOKING
- Consider nicotine replacement therapy
- Regular exercise
- Medication pills
- Reduce the quantity of smoking per day
- Est green vegetables and fruits
This remedy usually helps in making an aversion to tobacco, usually, it is prescribed to people who often complain of depression, sleeplessness mood swings, this remedy also helps in relieving pain and inflammation especially of eyes, ears
This remedy usually helps in those people who have extreme craving for tobacco, there is marked anxiety present due to complaints mentally the patient is always in exciting mood always in a hurry, state of confusion, worn-out nervous person
3. Nux vomica:
This remedy helps when the patient experiences depression, stress, insomnia, irritability, and anxiety to quit smoking this remedy is also helpful in men with erectile dysfunction especially because of tobacco
This remedy helps in eliminating toxins which are relieved out by tobacco, it has a significant effect on tobacco craving and also in anxiety pain restlessness, asthma, convulsions, seizures are also cured by this remedy
This remedy usually helps as a de-addiction remedy to quit tobacco also indicated in men especially after self-abuse, backaches neurasthenia also well-marked feature for this remedy.
Dr. Vaseem Choudhary along with his team have treated many patients successfully with all types of addiction s so if any of your family member is facing any problem please visit our centre for further assistance at Homeo Care Clinic, Pune.