Tobacco is like a slow poison. Excessive consumption of Tobacco in any form has tremendous adverse effects of human health.
Tobacco is one of the major culprits for Cancer, as it has almost seventy chemicals which can cause Cancer. Nearly 50% of people who consume Tobacco on regular basis, die due to health complications resulted from Tobacco consumption. Diseases which result from Tobacco use are generally related to mouth, lungs, heart and lever. Contribution to Cancer of Kidney, Bladder and Pancreas has also been noticed. Average life expectancy in tobacco consumer is also lesser,compared to others who do not consume tobacco.
The addictive nature of Tobacco is mainly due to Nicotine. Nicotine creates dependency on both the fronts, physical and psychological. Tobacco smoke contains certain molecules which get attached to human DNA and cause mutations. Ultimately over long period, this results in Cancer. These mutations may be carried forward in next generation as well.
Tobacco exposure or consumption can be of various natures. Though smoking is the most preferred way, Chewing tobacco in various forms also contributes substantially.
is achieved through many ways, Cigarettes or Cigars is being the prime, there
are local versions of the same in the form of Bidi, Hookkasetc . Passive
smoking where by, Tobacco smoke is consumed due to smoking habits of another
person, also has similar adverse effects, though the intensity might be little
lesser.Inhaling smoke starts its adverse effects on tooth, mouth, throat, lungs
and most of the internal organs in stomach.
Direct chewing of Tobacco was preferred method for long time along with Tobacco in various forms through betel leaves typically known as Paan, which is getting replaced by flavored powders or a mixture of flavored items generally terms as Gutka.
Advances in Genealogy have reached at a stage, where we can predict a probability of whether a person can have specific disease or not. Since we treat, Drug Addiction as a disease, one may think that on similar lines, that we will able to predict whether a person can become drug addict or not or at least we can attach a probability to the answer. But as of today, it is not an easy prediction to be put forth.
are multiple factors, which govern a human mind and its decision making
process. Drug Addiction depends on complex machinery formed by the dual of mind
and body. As we know, human body and mind matters, both are influenced by
environmental factors in addition to their own structure and strength.
To predict whether a person can become Drug Addict, ultimately depends upon all these factors. Each factor adds its own weightage to the risk probability of addiction and with a combination of all such weightage, we will arrive at a probability figure, which indicate the risk of drug addiction.
However there are certain risk factors which may influence the path towards drug addiction. The more risk factors a person has, the probability for consumption to drug addiction, increases. Generally the factors which influence, risk of drug addiction are as follows :
Biology : The genes that one is born with, has maximum influence on the risk that (s)he will become drug-addict.
Environment : A person’s environment includes many different influences, from family and friends to economic status and general quality of life, moral and academic education (s)he has gone through, community and customs etc.
Development :As explained in the above point, genetic and environmental factors
interact with critical developmental stages in a person’s life, to affect risk
of drug addiction.
Many Researchers studied that the
effects of meditation helps measurably in
reducing the physiological triggers of drug
addictions. Meditation helps in care and attentiveness of emotionally thoughts
and feelings; it triggers the positive energy into mastering your feelings and
avoiding negative encounters or stress that outcome in drug abuse.
Many people think of caffeine as a drug,
of course in some ways it is a drug, however, it also can reduce addictive
habits. Caffeine is utilized as a substitute for energetic substance
addictions, for example, liquor, rapture or cocaine. The increase in adrenaline
and subjective vitality can be nearly confused with those medication surges and
can enable genuine dependence on wearing off without extreme withdrawal
indications. Be that as it may, you can likewise wind up dependent on caffeine,
so use with alert!
Apple Cider Vinegar helps to reduce the
carve for smoking cigarettes and other drugs. It also helps and improves the
immune system of the body. Apple cider vinegar is a chemical mixture of acetic
acid and malic acid which helps to control the carving nature of an addict
towards a drug.
Yoga is one of the effective ways to
cleanse the body and give you a sharp mind. While performing yoga your body
starts calming down and this helps to change the mindset of an addict and it
also gives positive energy to your body and stops you from destructive energy.
Many researchers suggest behavioural
change as the most effective solution for drug addiction, and art therapy has
gained high popularity. Art therapy allows addicts to build self-esteem and
confidence, avoid negative responses to common triggers, and to step out of
their destructive lifestyle to create and appreciate beauty. This therapy has
been linked to lower levels of depression and anxiety, both of which often trigger