ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Steps by step advice for those who want to quit cigarettes smoking

Updated on February 27, 2016

Steps to take when trying to stop smoking

One who has not the will-power to quit smoking may stop few days or even a few weeks but always reinstate his habit.The desire to quit smoking involves both a rational reason,based on facts which are now well documented,and a motivation that leads to a positive action,the actual act of stopping.

There are two schools of thought on the process of stopping,one of the advocates gradual withdrawal,the cutting of smoking in half each day till elimination of the last smoke makes one an abstainer.The other recommend the sudden cut-off.Fo most people gradual withdrawal may fails,since the presence of tobacco and the knoledge that it can be smoked dilutes the resolve to quit.sudden cut off on the other hand may become uncomfortable both physically and emotionally, but has a certain finality that helps.This is an ''either''-or ''situation where one knows whether one is smoking or not smoking.There is no confusion about how much is smoked or wether one has used his quota for the day.

The habit patterns of smoking have become a part of the social and business life of smoker.Most smokers crave a cigarette after each meal.knowing this,special efforts must be made to do something after meals,not previously associated with smoking.student who can not smoke in class do so during their socialising between classes.So also office workers smoke during their coffee breaks.In such cases the desire to associate smoking with this periodic opportunities must be recognised and ones behaviour at these times changed as much as possible.

It is easier to stop smoking when the whole living pattern to which one is accustomed can be changed.the most commom of these is vacation.With the timing of events different from the routine of office or shop,the signal for another smoker is met less often.Hospitalization for treatment of an illness or for surgery,even though not pleasant in many cases,is another such opportunity.This chance provide a change of pace and habit and several days of forced abstinence on

Smoking also causes mouth odours


Smoking is a gregarious habit in that usually when person light up,the other smokers follow suit.Even the person who has quit is tempted.A person who quit smoking must make his position known to everybody.This may however cause some good natured joking but it will reduce the offer of smoking materials by friends.It will also establish a social pattern in which the person stopping does not dare smoke and this has a very healthy influence.

When a typical smoker quits smoking he begins to experience a certain pattern of experiences.The first day is not bad because his enthusiasms to quit is still high,but the next few days or weeks are uncomfortable.The discomfort is partly due to the pain of breaking a habit,and part is due to the elimination of the chemicals absorbed from tobacco this end of three weeks or a month,the desire to smoke is nearly gone but may return on viewing others smoking or smelling smoke.By this time the senses of taste and smell have improved and appetite also improved with them.Food tastes so much better than great care must be taken not to over eat.By now smoking habit has only been weakened and not broken,in that one cigarette or one cigar can return the backslide to the ranks of confirmed smokers.Experiences have shown that backsliders smoke as much or more than they did before trying to quit.

There are two circumstances in which physician's may be consulted first,medical supervision is necessary during first few weeks of abstinence so that troublesome reactions would be less likely.

The second circumstances is the case where ''the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak'',that is,the resolve is made but the willpower to carry through is lacking.

In this kind of situation,the physician can be prescribe drugs that can help

It's really helpful rate me

5 stars for What you need to do if want to smoke anymore

Steps to take for you to stop smoking

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)