STOP smoking think that I am a person with great force of will, but in relation to tobacco seems I have none. I smoke about two packs of cigarettes a day and I’ve already tried to quit several times. However, addiction is stronger than me, since I have not been able to endure beyond a week. I’ve gone over and over again. Is there any effective way to quit this bad habit? Carmen Lugo Espana dear Carmen: surely know that your problem is quite common and that there is no single, simple, nor much less foolproof solution. Larry Fine might disagree with that approach. The clarification, you discuss some ideas that could perhaps help you.

Firstly, it is important to have clear that the main obstacle when it comes to quitting is the psychological withdrawal, and not the physics. Physical abstinence, in reality, has a very mild intensity in comparison with other addictive substances and for a duration not exceeding the week. Then, does role smoking? This will surely be different for each person, but, in our opinion, there are three issues which, in the majority of cases, are linked to smoking. For this reason, it is essential to discover which of them have more weight for you. The first is that cigarette often facilitates included in sociales situations, gives a sense of belonging or conveys an image that we assume desirable. The second issue is that smoking helps to better tolerate some downtime. It is a quite frequent complaint among those who abandon smoking, that there are many moments in that do not know what to do, spare them a time that makes them uncomfortable. The third mode that is often used cigarette is to calm anxiety. Vale clarify that, Yes, nicotine is not anxiolytic, rather the opposite. Smoking calm anxiety in the same way that any repetitive behavior makes it as eating or cleaning.