How To Quit Smoking For Good

Jun 14, 2016 at 1:31 pm |

Thinking of smoking as a "dirty habit" doesn't work.

Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States today. To really understand just how addicting it can be to smoke tobacco, one need only open a history book. Archaeologists have found traces of nicotine in human remains from Africa and the Americas for thousands of years. In the year 600 CE, Mayans depicted smoking tobacco in their sacred drawings.

When the Europeans rolled into North America and obtained the tobacco plant from the indigenous peoples, the practice of smoking took off and has been one of the most universal cultural habits ever. Even after scientific research concluded that smoking is linked to a nearly endless list of health risks, including death, people have continued to struggle with the addictive habit for decades.

In this gallery, we’re going to help you see exactly what tobacco does to your brain and your body that gets you so addicted so that you can understand what quitting methods actually work, and become a happier, healthier version of you!

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Let your next cigarette be your last with these effective quitting methods!

If you or someone you love is looking to become free from tobacco, keep reading!