The Art of Quitting Smoking
does not make everyone gain weight but it results in gaining a few
extra pounds. Weight gain is much possible for chain smokers. It gives
the smoker the false feeling of weight gain which is actually due to
water retention after which the body comes to its previous position.
Chain smokers are more prone to health dangers when they try to quit smoking and the main symptom is weight gain.
How to preserve health after quitting smoking:
exercise can be a good reminder to make one realize that how much of
the energy he has lost due to smoking as he will find it quite tough to
exercise properly. Physical fitness enhances your energy levels and by
bringing you close to the nature, it also diverts your mind off
Beginners should exercise for 30 minutes initially not essentially on
regular basis. Exercise not only ensures good health but also helps in
controlling weight. You can go for exercises like brisk walking and
eating habits ensure prevention of weight gain and make you feel good.
Eating nutritious diet on regular basis helps a lot but you should not
change yourself too fast as it can result in fatigue.
try to quit smoking during bouts of tension only to prevent snacking.
It can result in consuming more snacks or taking to smoking again and
the person becomes addicted once again.
you quit smoking, you should also learn how to resist craving for
cigarettes and food. If one learns to overcome craving for 5 minutes,
then it generally goes off.
• Try to busy your hands and mouth with things like chewing gum, solving puzzles to replace smoking.
• Try not to accompany your loneliness with tea or coffee. It can increase the nervous feeling.
required sleep when tired and also try to lessen your anger and
loneliness. Go for meditation and relax properly.
• Take up another subject to talk other than smoking.
the places where you feel urge to smoke and also list things you can
have as a substitute of smoking. Avoid going to the pubs, having chips
when watching television.
anxious smokers can also go for nicotine gum or patch known for
reducing the weight gain only on being prescribed by the doctor.
habits become better with the passage of time as you left smoking and
food tastes nice when you become habitual of eating healthy food.
be pessimist and let yourself not to be afraid about weight gain. If it
happens you will surely lose weight with the help of your eating habits
and be confident about your choice to stay healthy.