Are you one of the 42 million Americans who smoke? Have you tried quitting without success? You’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 42.7 percent of adult smokers tried to quit in 2012. Although quitting can be challenging, there are numerous health benefits. Ditching the habit reduces the risk of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, infertility and respiratory issues, such as wheezing and shortness of breath.
With so many reasons to quit, today’s nationally observed Great American Smokeout event is a great opportunity to stop smoking. And, homeopathic medicines can help you kick the habit. You can build your own smoking cessation kit with these single medicines:
- Lobelia inflata 6C: When tobacco cravings hit, Lobelia inflata can help fight the urge.*
- Nux vomica 30C: Often quitting smoking can increase irritability and a desire to eat. Nux vomica can offer relief for these symptoms. *
- Ignatia amara 30C: Ignatia amara can help relieve symptoms of nervousness or hypersensitivity to everyday stress. *
- Argentum nitricum 30C: If quitting leaves you feeling hurried or nervous, try Argentum nitricum.*
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*These “Uses” have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.