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  1. 1. The famous KILLER... Smoking?!
  2. 2. Facts about smoking <ul><li>Smoking one packet a day costs more than 250 SR a month. </li></ul>
  3. 3. These are some of poisonous substances in a cigarette <ul><li>Tar </li></ul><ul><li>Phenol </li></ul><ul><li>Cadmium </li></ul><ul><li>Naphthalene </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon monoxide </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine </li></ul>
  4. 4. Smoking causes <ul><li>Cancers- </li></ul><ul><li>Throat </li></ul><ul><li>Lung </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Also- </li></ul><ul><li>Emphysema </li></ul><ul><li>More coughs and colds. </li></ul>
  5. 5. You can get yellow teeth and fingers <ul><li>Smoking also Shortens your life span </li></ul><ul><li>And gives you early wrinkles . </li></ul>
  6. 6. When will we understand that ? <ul><li>I </li></ul><ul><li>IT KILLS... KILLS!!! </li></ul>
  7. 7. It’s your choice <ul><li>If you want to be better </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T Smoke </li></ul>
  8. 8. Best Quit-Smoking Tips Ever
  9. 9. No. 1: Find the reason Why You Want to Quit “ Because it’s bad for you” isn’t good enough. To get motivated, you need a powerful, personal reason to quit. Maybe you want to protect your family from secondhand smoke. Maybe you’d like to look and feel younger.
  10. 10. No. 2: Go for Nicotine-Replacement Therapy <ul><li>When you stop smoking, nicotine withdrawal may make you frustrated, depressed, restless, or angry.   </li></ul><ul><li>Studies suggest nicotine gum, lozenges, and patches can help double your chances of quitting successfully when used with an intensive behavioral program. </li></ul>
  11. 11. No. 3: Ask About Prescription Pills <ul><li>  There are pills that reduce cravings by altering the areas of the brain affected by nicotine. This change may also make smoking less satisfying if you do pick up a cigarette. </li></ul>
  12. 12. No. 4: Deal With Stress <ul><li>Try getting regular massages, listening to relaxing music, or learning yoga. If possible, avoid stressful situations during the first few weeks after you stop smoking. </li></ul>
  13. 13. No. 5: Don’t Do It Alone, Company is required <ul><li>Tell your friends, family, and co-workers that you’re trying to quit. Their encouragement could make the difference. </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral therapy is a type of counseling that helps you identify and stick to quit-smoking strategies. </li></ul>
  14. 14. No. 6: Clean Your House <ul><li>Once you’ve smoked your last cigarette, toss all of your ashtrays and lighters. Use air fresheners to help rid your home of that familiar scent. Don’t smell or see anything that reminds you of smoking. </li></ul>
  15. 15. No. 7: Avoid Alcoholic Beverages <ul><li>Alcohol is one of the most common triggers, so try to drink less when you first quit. If coffee is a trigger, switch to tea for a few weeks. </li></ul>
  16. 16. No. 8: Try and Try Again <ul><li>It’s very common to have a relapse. Examine the emotions and circumstances that lead to your relapse. Use it as an opportunity to reaffirm your commitment to quitting. </li></ul>
  17. 17. No. 9: Get Moving AND Exercise <ul><li>Physical activity can reduce nicotine cravings and ease some withdrawal symptoms. Even mild exercise is helpful, such as walking the dog or pulling weeds in the garden. The extra calories you burn will also ward off weight gain as you quit smoking. </li></ul>
  18. 18. No. 10: Eat Fruits & Veggies, Stay Healthy <ul><li>Don’t try to diet while giving up cigarettes – too much deprivation is bound to backfire. Instead, focus on eating more fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy products. This boosts up in fighting your cravings while providing disease-fighting nutrients. </li></ul>
  19. 19. No. 11: Do It for Your Health <ul><li>  Smoking cessation has immediate health benefits. It lowers your blood pressure and reduces your pulse after only 20 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term benefits include a reduced risk for coronary heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, and other cancers. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Smoking kills….
  21. 21. Quit smoking, stay healthy….