Saturday , 20 April 2024

Alternative Treatments to Quit Smoking

Ashik.S*, Chakrapani.B, Surendra.L, Rafiq.S, Chinna Veeresh. K, Hindustan Abdul Ahad, Sreedhar.V
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Balaji College of pharmacy, Ananthapuram, A.P, India

Smoking is a physical and psychological addiction that can create serious health problems. Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of illness and death and is known to affect all parts of a person’s body. Smoking is the primary cause of cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease. Once a person starts smoking and becomes a regular smoker, quitting can be difficult. People attempt to quit many times before they successfully stop smoking permanently. A smoker may not use just one method to quit smoking, quitting may require a combination of many natural methods. And natural substances like ginger, lobelia, st jhon wort, Pieppermint, Fava beans etc. Counseling also one Alternative method to quiting the smoking.

Keywords: Psychological addiction, Heart disease.

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