World No Tobacco Day: How smoking impacts your life. We all know that smoking is very injurious to health. A chain smoker loses his/her life if he/she smokes for more than thirty years. Smoking not only destroys your health but also destroys your family, your happiness and also burns a big hole in your pocket. As for example, the cost of a cigarette is around Rs 20-25. Now if a person smokes 5 cigarettes per day, it will cost around Rs 100-150. A person smoking 5 cigarettes per day spends Rs 2,250 a month.
Not only this a chain smoker will have to pay the higher rate of premiums on life. This is because the insurers charge smokers a higher premium as compared to non-smokers.
Tobacco is one of the most preferred forms of addictions. This year the theme of the World Tobacco Day is the impact of tobacco on cardiovascular health. Indonesia has the highest number of smokers at 76% of men aged 20. About 80 percent of world’s chain smokers are from the low-income countries. Among which almost 90 per cent of them are poor.
Tobacco is the main cause of death in today’s generation, as per the experts. Huge smoking kills almost millions of people every year, according to a report of World Health Organisation. People mainly die of cancer, strokes, heart attacks and lung disease due to the over-consumption of tobacco.
Smoking uses up near about 7-8 per cent of world spending on healthcare as well as nearly two percent of worldwide GDP. China is the leading producer of tobacco. They produce about forty percent of world’s total tobacco, says report.
There are around one billion smokers in the world, about seventh of the global population, according to World Health Organisation. and other estimates. From which China has the highest number of its population of around two billion, about 315 million are smokers and they consume more than a third of the world’s cigarettes.
The main reason behind its addiction is the nicotine drug. Nicotine is the drug that causes a major addiction.
For getting rid of this harmful addiction, Herbal tea helps a lot if mixed with the equal amount of chamomile and Brahmi. It helps a lot to get relieved from the addiction. Not only this ginger helps to control the urge to smoke. This is because ginger contains sulphur which helps in reducing the addiction. Chewing something also helps a lot to get rid of the addiction. But make sure you chew something healthy.