Smoking is an unhealthy habit that is threatening the lives of many people. Even though people are aware about the negative effects of smoking they fail to quit it since they are addicted badly to that dreadful habit. Many studies, many experiments have already shown that smoking is injurious not only to the people who smoke that but also to the passive smokers.
The cigarettes which people use to smoke contains around 4000 chemical compounds and at least 400 toxic substances. Above all smoking is highly addictive. According to the experts, for the people who really want to quit smoking, yoga is one of the effective medicines. Even though it is not a medicinal cure for the habit, the kind of mental balance and strong will power that yoga develops in the practitioners mind helps him to stand on the decisions he made regarding quitting smoking.
A smoker should take a strong decision and is then required to start his yoga classes. Once he enters the class or after a couple of yoga sessions, he can feel the strong will power and the mental state he developed. This not only reduces the wanting to smoke but also makes his mind stay firm on the decision he has made. Yoga also helps to maintain physical and psychological balance in the body and also increases the immunity. Even though it takes some time to get rid of the habit, the change is permanent and never make you feel like having a cigarette again.
With the increased immunity, your body is now ready to fight with all the diseases effectively and also removes the toxins which are developed due to your previous smoking habit. Many people who attended the classes with no intention to quit smoking, find themselves uncomfortable to smoke after practicing regular yoga sessions. The breathing techniques involved in yoga practice helps to cleanse and detoxify the body of harmful toxins and also promotes healthy lungs and respiratory system.