Is there a way to quit smokeless tobacco without pills, patches, or gum?
I have tried many times to quit dipping but I always come back to it. Usually because of stress. I usually do not crave it when I quit, but it is more of a crutch. Is finding a better way of dealing with stress the answer?
Good question. Yes, stress management is a piece of the puzzle. However there's another seldom-discussed aspect that applies specifically to men.
The nicotine in tobacco mimics the hormone, Testosterone. For middle-aged men with declining "T" levels, nicotine is a form of self-medication. Fortunately, there's a natural way to boost "T" levels.
Peak-output squats increase "T" in younger men (and probably in middle-aged men as well). There's an article about that in the Journal of Applied Physiology. The young guys in that study did jump-squats.
The main part of the article is pay-walled. But you can read the abstract for free.
Although I don't use tobacco in any form, I do one-leg squats every day for general health and well-being.
by Peeples 5 years ago
Real ways to quit smoking without patches or gums?Ok so I know I need to quit smoking but I have been smoking for a long time and the only thing that has ever worked was pregnancy and breastfeeding. Once those things were done I went right back to smoking. I hate it. I don't even like the taste...
by michifus 8 years ago
Giving up smoking is easy. I've done it hundreds of times.However I am still smoking and as the smoking sword of Damacles hangs above my head once more I have become determined to make this the final, final, final attempt. I am looking for an alternative to cold turkey which I really cannot...
by romper20 7 years ago
Whether you've smoked a pack a day for 15 years and finally kicked the habit or you are in the process of quitting smoking right now. Which alternative works best for you?*me*I have tried patches which help for the first few weeks and then lose their touch for me at least. I never have been a fan...
by ii3rittles 6 years ago
I quite smoking almost 3 months ago...What should I do..?I haven't really wanted one since I quit until now. I really enjoyed the taste and the feel. It calmed my nerves and kept my anxiety at bay. I have a taste for one really bad, & while I don't see any harm in having "just...
by Jimbo'daNimbo 6 years ago
http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/22/state … poor-most/You know what is really confusing about this is the simple fact the smoking is one of the greatest health issues we have..but I just would wonder how much caterwauling you would get from the left if you tried to repeal it?
by Lets Learn 3 years ago
How are people coping with depression without taking any pills? Pills for depression is not a great idea as they invariably come with side effects.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This 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.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We 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 Pixels||We 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.|