Rochester, MN (PRWEB) October 31, 2007
Tobacco users are accustomed to having certain levels of nicotine in their bodies. Because of its addictive qualities, when a person quits using tobacco, nicotine cravings are likely.
- Move. Do deep knee bends, run in place or climb the stairs. A few minutes of brisk activity may stop a nicotine craving.
- Replace. Try a stop-smoking product instead of a cigarette. Some types of nicotine replacement therapy -- including patches, gum and lozenges -- are available over-the-counter. Nicotine nasal spray and the nicotine inhaler are available by prescription.
- Call for reinforcements. Team up with a partner who doesn't smoke for a quick chat or brisk walk.
- Drink up. Sip a glass of ice water slowly. When the water is gone, suck on the ice cubes.
- Clean the closet. Discard any clothes yellowed by cigarette smoke or damaged with cigarette burns.
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