Stop Smoking Product Comparisons

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There are plenty of options available for people who are trying to quit smoking. Of the various products, tools and therapies available, a person can choose any one that is most suitable.? There is no single treatment offering an iron clad guarantee that a person will be able to quit smoking. The best method has to chosen on one's own. The best way to quit smoking of course is? going ?cold turkey?. It is an extremely? difficult method. There are various herbs and drugs available to control the withdrawal symptoms.

Nicotine replacement therapies are widely recommended. Nicotine inhalers, gums, nasal sprays and patches are examples of such products. These products provide the body with nicotine without the accompanying toxins and tar present in the cigarette. It is quite possible that some people may become dependent upon these therapies and complain of certain side effects. These therapies are not recommended? for pregnant women, children or people with cardiac problems.

The Nicotine inhaler is in the form of a plastic cigarette and has a small nicotine cartridge fitted inside it. The inhaled vapors? do not directly reach the lungs. They are absorbed in the mouth and the throat. Even though this product is quite costly, it provides the? smoker with the comfortable and familiar ?hand to mouth ritual?. The product may have certain side effects like nausea, vomiting and depression. Never use the product in the absence of? medical advice.

Nicotine gums and lozenges can also be used by people who are trying to quit smoking. These provide the body with lesser nicotine than a cigarette and without the toxins and chemicals that the cigarette smoke produces.

Nicotine patches are tied up around the wrist of a person. They give a slow and regular supply of nicotine to the body. Thus the body does not crave for nicotine.

Nicotine inhalers and patches can not be obtained without prescription. An overdose of nicotine through these two delivery methods can be fatal. These two methods? are the costliest of all the nicotine replacement therapy products.

Another alternative is a natural herb called lobelia. It has a structure similar to nicotine and binds at the same sites at which nicotine does. It is a stimulant which has the same effect as nicotine. It? prevents the body?s craving for nicotine.. Lobelia has an r active ingredient which has a calming and soothing effect on the lungs.

This helps a person in recovering from the withdrawal symptoms faster. It should be taken only under medical supervision as even a moderately? high dosage can be fatal. It is not recommended for? pregnant women, children and people with heart problems.