Bhubaneswar, May 31 (Local Wire): On the ‘World No Tobacco Day’, several experts claimed that the rising menace of tobacco consumption could be tackled with self motivation alone for the mild users and starters.
Bhubaneswar-based psychiatrist Suvendu Narayan Mishra said, “Many people who are in their nascent stages of tobacco addiction could quit the habit through self motivation if they really want to quit the bad habit,”
Mishra who runs a de-addiction clinic in the city said that some voracious users of tobacco who are unable to control their urge of tobacco addiction can take assistance of psychiatrists who can help in reducing the addiction through clinical management of the addiction with the help of some proven scientific therapy.
Other health experts warn that addiction of either chewed tobacco or smoked tobacco exposes humans of several carcinogens.
“Tobacco contains thousands of carcinogens including nicotine.
Regular intake of these can make people prone to developing cancer of either oral areas, lungs or oesophagus,” said Dr Saurav Kumar Mishra, oncologist from AMRI Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
He also said that in India oral cancer and lung cancer are some of the most common forms of cancers which are often triggered by tobacco consumption.