Today we will tell you today is national what day. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that by 2020, tobacco will be the leading cause of death and disability, with more than 10 million deaths a year due to this concern we celebrate World No Tobacco Day on May 31. Smoking will then cause more deaths worldwide than AIDS, tuberculosis, maternal mortality, car accidents, suicides and homicides combined.
World No Tobacco Day May 31
It’s decided: I’ll stop!
World No Tobacco Day aims to highlight the critical role played by health professionals in tobacco control. They are in contact with a high percentage of the target population and have the opportunity to help smokers change their behavior. They can also give advice and answers to questions about the consequences of smoking and set an example by refraining from smoking.
Quitting smoking is sometimes a real obstacle course, and alternatives to total smoking cessation appear regularly. Acupuncture, homeopathy, sophrology, alternative medicine or even electronic cigarette, the methods are numerous and offer help to those who wish to stop smoking. Their effectiveness is in most cases still to be validated and in the end and it is your doctor who will bring you the adapted advice. The file produced by Doctissimo will give a general idea.