Share 5 ways to clean your lungs after quitting smoking

in health •  7 months ago
  1. Create a healthy environment

The key is to stay away from tobacco smoke and other toxins. And the first thing is to maintain fresh air circulation.

Only in areas with ventilation

If possible, stay in the smoking area. Consider investing a household air purifier to remove allergens and other small matter in the air.

Selecting a device with a HEPA filter will be more effective than an ozone filter.

If you are allergic to pollen: open up windows whenever possible. Of course, that is when the air around the house is clean.

Sleeping in the room opens the window to help the brain and lungs enjoy the fresh air. If you can not open the window, open the bedroom door
Clean the house

If your house has rugs, clean them regularly.

Use vacuum every 2-3 days to remove dust from shelves, books, objects by dust accumulation very quickly.

Make sure you regularly clean your home.

If there is a firewood or coal stove in the house, it should be stopped immediately. Toxins will spread through the smoke and damage your lungs.

Planting toxic waste

During the day, trees will absorb carbon dioxide and other pollutants and release oxygen, giving us fresh air to breathe.

However, do not leave them in the bedroom because if there is no light, the plants will turn to oxygen absorption.

Be careful not to allow the plants to spread pollen, spores ... because it can irritate the lungs.

  1. Nutrition

Foods to avoid

Cigarette smoking increases the secretion of mucus in the lungs. The body responds when the mucus accumulates in the lungs to some degree.

Therefore, with the new cessation of tobacco should avoid eating the following foods if you do not want the mucus secretion.

Processed meats

Frozen convenience foods

Fast food in general

Dairy products (milk, cheese and yogurt)

Smoking will increase blood acidity and if too much will lead to acidosis. And prolonged release of kidney stones or kidney failure.

And to compensate for this, you should eat more alkaline foods.

Vegetables: Vegetables, green leafy vegetables

Fruit: apple, banana, cranberry, orange, watermelon

Protein: almonds, chestnuts

Spices: cinnamon, turmeric, ginger

Toxins containing free radicals will destroy every cell in the body, including the lungs. Antioxidants will neutralize free radicals and prevent them from damaging the body's organs.

Here are some foods rich in antioxidants:

Fruit: blueberries, blueberries, grapes, raspberries

Vegetables: atiso, broccoli, spinach, sweet potatoes

Other types: green tea, fish, walnuts, walnuts

To enhance the absorption of oxygen in the body, you should add seaweed, vegetable sprouts in the diet to cleanse the blood and tissues.

  1. Practice

Maintaining a healthy body shape is essential to providing oxygen to all organs and health in general. You will forget the cravings for 1 hour after exercising.

Exercise also releases endorphins, a hormone that provides good emotion. They also work to relieve pain and create a sense of fun.

Training time should be 150 minutes per week (30 minutes / session) for moderate exercise such as swimming, walking, gardening.

Outdoor activities

If you're excited about the natural landscape, play outdoor sports. Playing football in the park, jogging in the forest or swimming in the lake all help improve health and relaxation.


Yoga has many benefits and for former smokers.

There are two main reasons to choose yoga: First, learn to breathe effectively. You will be practiced by abdominal breathing, which helps to expand the lungs and strengthen the abdominal muscles.

Posture correction is the optimal position for the lungs and muscles involved in the breathing process.

Yoga is a great option regardless of your body condition. There are many different yoga schools but it is best to avoid yoga exercises that require intense movement to heat up the person. Your lungs are not ready for this

  1. Spoil poison from plants around the house
    Start your day with 1 teaspoon of pure honey (no added sugar) each day.

You can mix honey into a glass of water. The antibacterial and antiseptic effects of honey will help you reduce the cough after a week. Honey also contains minerals that promote the repair of tissues.


Use Cayenne pepper in the dish. It works to reduce cough and sore throat.

Add 2-3 drops of western oil to the water, milk or fruit juice. It will prevent harmful bacteria like yellow staph and green pus.


Apply mint oil to your chest and back to relieve respiratory problems. Mint is a nasal decomposition product immediately. If you do not want to smell the tastes, you can chew mint leaves (but note not the gum).

  1. Relax

Many people feel stressed after quitting. Be good with yourself when you enter a challenging journey.


In short, meditation will help you regain calm. In the long run, you will know how to control your thoughts in the direction of good and aware of your actions.


Massage increases the circulation of the lymphatic system and helps the immune system to fight off toxins.

During the massage, you need to breathe in and out slowly and deeply. This is also a breathing exercise.

If your respiratory muscles are having problems, your breathing will be affected. The massage will help the muscles and improve the breath.

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