With more people than ever in the nation smoking, more people are a;lso finding ways to try to stop. This is due to more information than ever being made public on how smoking affects your health as well as those around you. Statistics have proven that not only can second hand smoke give those around you breathing issues such as asthma but it can also give them lung cancer as well from breathing in the smoke. Also parents who choose to smoke have infants with a increased risk of SIDS, this being thought due to the breathing system of a small child being still in the developmental process. Smoking also gives the body a ugly appearance, such as yellow and stained teeth, yellow fingers from the tobacco as well as the smell which clings to your clothing, bed linens, couches, chairs, curtains and anything in your home which has a upholstery.
Many people will try at least 5 methods to stop smoking, this would include things such as the gum, just cutting back, going cold turkey, eating more, or simply being around others who smoke less. Neither of these are a very good way to stop smoking for good and around 82% of people will remain smoking 6 months or less after trying to stop.
A great way to stop smoking is to try the electronic cigarette. This e cig as it is called for short)works very easily and can save you thousands in comparison to regular cigarettes. These work by using a white thin piece of plastic, which will hold a water vapor. Once in haled the vapor is released into the system just as nicotine would be. It can then be blows out. By using these you will still appear to by standers as though you are smoking, when indeed your are giving up the habit.
Many people want to stop smoking due to financial reasons, with cigarettes being up around $80.00 a pack in some states such as New York. The most important reasons however to stop smoking is for your health as well as the health of those who are around you.