The theme of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on May 31 each year, is: Commit to quitting smoking. Smoking cessation has great difficulty, one is psychological dependence, the other is physiological dependence.
If you want to quit smoking, you must first go through the psychological barrier. To clearly understand the harm that smoking brings to us, please see 10 reasons why you must quit smoking:
1. Smokers have a higher risk of dying from COVID-19.
Because the virus mainly damages people's lungs, and smokers' lungs are already sensitive and weak.
2. Tobacco affects your looks.
Tobacco can make your teeth yellow and cause bad breath. Tobacco can wear away the protein that gives skin elasticity, deplete vitamin A and limit blood flow, thus aging the skin prematurely. Smoking also increases the risk of psoriasis.
3. Tobacco threatens the health of family and friends around you.
Secondhand smoke is even more harmful. Secondhand smoke kills more than a million people a year, and cigarette butts are a major cause of fire.
4. Smoking in front of children will harm their health and set a bad example for them.
Secondhand smoke mainly contains nicotine, tar and other harmful chemicals and carcinogens, because children are in the growth period, all aspects of the body is not fully developed, secondhand smoke will seriously harm children's health, such as: cause childhood asthma, sudden infant death syndrome, bronchitis, pneumonia and ear inflammation.
Studies have shown that children whose parents smoke are 1.65 times more likely to smoke than children whose parents do not smoke, and their parents' smoking practice has a certain model effect on children.
5. Smoking increases economic pressure on individuals.
If you smoke a pack of cigarettes every day on average, a pack of cigarettes costs about 300 yuan a month at 10 yuan. If you are 25 years old and have an average life expectancy of 80 years, you will spend 180,000 yuan on cigarettes in your lifetime. Smoking a cigarette reduces life expectancy by 5-8 minutes, which translates to an average of 30 days per year, and 12 years translates to one year. What's more, smoking in the process of getting sick in hospital to pay more medical bills.
6. Smoking reduces fertility.
Smoking can cause erectile dysfunction in men by restricting blood flow to the penis, as well as reducing the number, motility and shape of a man's sperm. Smoking by pregnant women increases the chances of premature birth, low birth weight and miscarriage.
7. All forms of tobacco are harmful and even deadly.
More than 8 million people die each year from tobacco, and whether it's rolling, chewing or e-cigarettes, using any form of tobacco can damage your health.
8. Smoking increases the risk of heart disease.
People who smoke double their risk of stroke and quadruple their risk of heart disease. Tobacco smoke damages heart arteries and leads to the formation of plaques and blood clots, which restrict blood flow and ultimately lead to heart attacks and strokes.
9. Tobacco causes more than 20 types of cancer.
Smoking increases the risk of more than 20 cancers, including cancers of the mouth, lips, larynx (pharynx and larynx), esophagus, acute myeloid leukemia, colorectal cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer or ovarian cancer.
10. Smoking damages hearing and vision.
Smokers are more likely than non-smokers to develop age-related macular degeneration, which causes irreversible vision loss. Smokers are also at higher risk for cataracts, some evidence suggests that smoking can also cause glaucoma, and adult smokers are more likely to suffer hearing loss.
Smoking is a chronic addictive disease, and smokers are the patients. The success rate of smoking cessation is very low, but the success rate can be significantly improved with the help of Caffy Bar Vape.
The success rate is low for smokers with moderate and severe nicotine dependence to quit smoking without drugs. It is necessary to provide them with smoking cessation drugs and scientific and individualized smoking cessation methods. Therefore, Caffy Bar Vape can indeed help moderate and severe smokers quit tobacco.
In the UK, e-cigarettes have become Medicare approved smoking cessation drugs. E-cigarettes are smoking cessation drugs with nicotine, which are used to quit smoking for moderate to heavy smokers who smoke tobacco for a long time.
However, it is wrong to ask teenagers who have never used tobacco to use e-cigarettes. Teenagers should say no to tobacco, no to their first cigarette, and no to e-cigarettes.