Today health and fitness are of major concern. Health is the most important concern for every human being over other aspects. Good health is a situation of entire mental and physical well-being. To protect and maintain the good health, medical science has come up with many discoveries. Medical field has provided variety of ways to diagnose and heal the diseases. One of the most harmful habits that adversely affect the health is smoking. Smoking kills more than 40,000 people in a year. Smoking affects almost each part of the body. Smoking leads to various risks like high blood pressure, cancer, heart diseases etc.
Other risks include stroke, chronic bronchitis etc. It is also very dangerous for the pregnant women who pass the nicotine to their baby through smoking. Tobacco smoke causes cancer as it has cancer causing chemicals. It is responsible for the cancers of the larynx, throat, esophagus, lung, kidney, stomach, bladder, cervix, and pancreas. Cancer usually takes years to grow. Quitting the bad habit of smoking minimizes the threat of the development and death caused by cancer. The risks related to cancer decreases after somebody stops smoking. As the years go by, the normal cells take place of the abnormal cells. To quit smoking is not an easy task. One needs to feel motivated all the time for leaving this bad habit.
To deal with the craving related to smoking drink plenty of juice, keep yourself busy, read some book, listen to some music, drink plenty of water etc. when you are carving for quitting smoking find an alternative like candy, mints, sunflower seeds, and carrot etc. There are various laws related to prevent smoking in different countries. In many countries it is prohibited in public and open areas. There are various other laws to prohibit advertising of tobacco products.