Quitting smoking is an excellent goal, but it’s not always easy to do. The difficulties you face when trying to quit may make you wish you could quit smoking more rapidly, and in fact, there are some tips that may help you do just that.
At Lung Health Institute (LHI), our team knows smoking will significantly increase your risk of chronic lung diseases. For example, many people who develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) were once smokers. In order to reduce your risk of developing a chronic lung condition, you may be looking for ways to quit smoking as fast as possible, and our LHI health care team may be able to help you meet these goals with these 3 helpful tips.
The first tip that may help you quit sooner is to avoid triggers once you quit. Most smokers have certain things they like to do when they light up. For example, many people like to have a cigarette with their first cup of coffee in the morning. Other people tend to smoke right after finishing a meal. One key to quitting quickly is to be aware of these habits and do your best to avoid them once you quit.
Increasing how much you exercise is another tip we suggest if you’re trying to quit quickly. Nicotine is the chemical in tobacco products that caused you to become addicted to them in the first place. Therefore, finding ways to remove nicotine from your system faster may reduce the amount of time it takes to quit smoking. Exercise is a great option to increase the speed of nicotine removal because it helps you increase blood flow to your brain, and this may help flush out nicotine more rapidly.
The third tip from our LHI health care team is to drink more water. Proper hydration is important for many reasons, but when you’re trying to quit smoking, it’s especially vital. Getting enough water helps thin your blood and allows your body to more easily flush out toxins. Drinking enough water while you’re quitting smoking may help more quickly flush nicotine out of your body.
Our health care team at Lung Health Institute is dedicated to our mission of helping patients find effective treatments for chronic lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD). To help us with this mission, we’ve created two services that may help chronic lung disease patients Breathe Easier™.
One service we offer that may help patients with a chronic lung condition is cellular therapy, which uses cells from your own body in ways that may increase lung tissue repair and reduce inflammation. Another service we offer is our 3 Anti-Inflammatory Initiative™ plans, and these plans may help boost your immune system and train your body to use fats as inflammation-fighting fuel.
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