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Smoking Dependency


About
Smoking Dependency is caused by nicotine and its effects on the body. Though it is actually harmful to the body, nicotine consumption brings with it pleasurable feelings. Once a person starts using nicotine, his body will adjust and he will need to consume more in order to achieve the desired results. Withdrawal symptoms will most likely occur if he tries to end his nicotine consumption.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Doctors can prescribed medication help you quit smoking.
  • Fasting with Live juices and quality steamed distilled water for 5 days can wash the nicotine and other toxins out of your body.
  • Sputum Cytology test may detect cancer before the presence or symptoms appear.
  • The more packs a day you smoke will make it harder for you to quit than on when you started smoking.
  • There are many products to aid in the quest to stop smoking.
  • Throat cancer and lung cancer has been linked to lack of vitamin B and beta carotene.


Advice
  • Avoid junk foods, white flour, salt, sugar, refined foods, saturated fats, or white flour products.
  • Check with your doctor after you quit smoking about any medications you are currently taking you may need to alter the amount of dosage.
  • Drink distilled water.
  • Eat broiled fish up to 3 times a weeks and stay away from animal protein such as hot dogs, lunch meats, cured or smoked meats.
  • Fasting will help get rid off toxins.
  • Limit your soybean intake and never eat peanuts.
  • Perform coffee enemas daily and garlic and water or lemon and water 2-3 times per week.
  • Reduce Stress
  • Should drink carrot, asparagus, and beet juice daily.
  • Should eat broccoli, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, sweet potatoes, spinach, turnips, Grains, seeds, nuts, and brown rice (unpolished). You should eat plenty of yellow and deep orange vegetables such as pumpkins, squash, carrots, and yams.
  • Take a garlic supplement or eat plenty or garlic and onions.
  • The only sprout you should eat raw is alfalfa sprouts.
  • When you have a craving do something that will get your mind off of the cigarettes.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Coenzyme Q10
Importance: Very High
Comments: Helps oxygen flow to the brain / Guards the heart tissue. Acts as an antioxidant to guard the lung and cells.


Vitamin C
Importance: Very High
Comments: Antioxidant the guards cells from damage. Smoking affects the vitamin C in the body by depleting.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Crucial in the cellular enzyme systems that are most likely damaged in smokers.


Vitamin B12
Importance: Very High
Comments: Give more energy for the liver function.


Folic acid
Importance: Very High
Comments: This is needed for the construction of the red blood cells. Essential for the duplication and division of healthy cells.


Vitamin E
Importance: Very High
Comments: The most crucial antioxidant needed to guard cells and organs from damage by smoke.


Vitamin A
Importance: High
Comments: Antioxidants that guard in the healing of mucous membranes.


Beta carotene
Importance: High
Comments: Essential for the protection of the lungs.


Carotenoid complex (Betatene)
Importance: High
Comments: Essential for the protection of the lungs.


Zinc
Importance: High
Comments: Essential for the immune system. Use lozenges.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Red Clover and Burdock root
Type: Internal
Purposes: Cleans the blood stream

Cayenne (capsicum)
Type: Internal
Purposes: Keeps the respiratory tract from getting irritated.

Catnip, skullcap, hops, lobelia and/or valerian root
Type: Internal
Purposes: to ease anxiety and nervousness when withdrawing from nicotine.
Cautions: Lobelia is not recommended for an ongoing basis.

Milk Thistle and Dandelion root
Type: Internal
Purposes: Guards the liver from cigarette smoke.

Ginger
Type: Internal
Purposes: Through perspiration cleanses the body of poisons taken in by smoking.

Slippery Elm
Type: Internal
Purposes: Eases cough and lung congestion.