Vaping has been up and down recently. First, the NHS released their tips for helping with their ‘Stoptober’ campaign, stating that vaping can help you quite smoking. It was then released in the news that Vaping is actually worse for you than anything else, until recently it’s been announced their safe again 🤔 it’s hard to keep up but the latest tale in the story is don’t vape at the wheel or you’ll be getting fined!
If you’re a smoker, quitting can be difficult, so I thought i’d write a post with a few tips for those who want to give up, and a little introduction to the world of vaping, which can be a great alternative. Vape AYR released an article (which you can find here) all about what happens in the first 24 hours after you quite smoking, which features a whole load of withdrawal symptoms including psychological craving and as the carbon monoxide decreases in your lungs, your heartbeat steadies to a healthier beat. Of course you’ll pick up a hefty cough, but here’s some tips for giving up on smoking:
- Consider your diet – some foods make you crave cigarettes, whereas some foods make cigarettes taste horrible. Go for these ones, which can include the likes of vegetables, fruit or cheese.
- Make non-smoking friends – this sounds really stupid, but think about it. If you’re out having some drinks with pals, it’s raining outside and you’re the only one that smokes, are you going to go outside on your own? It’s unsociable and you’ll get fed up.
- Get moving – if you’re feeling a bit on edge from all the cigarette cravings, switch it up with a run or even a walk. Get some fresh air and take your mind off these withdrawals.
Have you tried vaping?
Vaping is something that’s only really becoming popular within the last few years, and if you look past all the vape tricks videos, massive variety of flavours and different vape pens there is out there, it’s actually really good for quitting smoking. If you’re quitting smoking then start vaping with a high nicotine, then there is options to slowly lower the amount of nicotine each time you refill, until eventually you can live without and it’s more of a social thing.
There’s also loads of new technologies out there to make the vaping experience that much easier. Vape APR are releasing later in the year (2018) and is set to be the first vaporiser that refills and recharges itself automatically, so you don’t have to worry about that. It also shows you how much you’ve vaped during a session so you can monitor, if designs your thing they also look pretty cool!
Have you got any tips for quitting smoking or keeping healthy? Or tried vaping in the past? Let us know in the comments below…