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Natural detox for smokers

Discussion in 'Share Your Detox Experience' started by Anonymous, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    I would like to share a technique that I discovered by accident and that is pretty helpful to clean your lungs when you have abused of cigarettes or any drug that you have smoked.

    I started practicing meditation, and because of that, I started taking big and deep breaths by my nose, and exhaling through mouth, I have realized that since I started doing this, my respiratory system has been recovering, I used to suffer of rhinitis, and used to be unable of smelling food or anything because I smoked a lot of cigarettes a couple of years ago.

    Since I started taking this deep breathings I started to eventually (2 or 3 times a day) sneeze and when I get this soft sneezes I take out a little amount of smoke out of my mouth, and eventually with days that amount of smoke that goes out of my lungs has been day by day reducing, ultimately I recovered my smelling capacities, and when I sneeze a little amount of smoke come out of my mouth compared to when I started sneezing, so i think that is a natural way of cleaning out your lungs and has been pretty helpful for me.

    I expect this could help people out there, is just as easy as a deep breath by your nose, retain air a couple of seconds, and then exhale by your mouth, any question, feel free to ask.

    Regards and best wishes with your recovery.
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  2. elles-belles

    elles-belles Community Champion

    Wow, this sounds like an easy enough process to take up! I have heard of it before but not in the way you have explained it and not regarding smoking.
    Thanks for sharing, oh and how long are you meant to go on with it until you see results?
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  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    Hi, I just started approximately 50 days ago, and I can say that almost after 15 days you start to feel the recovery, you start feeling smells again, and feeling your throat and nose clear, also if you smoked at the point that your lungs started hurting, you will also start to feel how that pain is less frequent when you do this.
    The more times you deep breath in one day, the more results you get, so it mostly depends in the amount of times you do it.
  4. bluedressed

    bluedressed Community Champion

    Interesting. I think being addicted brings people to be out of touch with their body and their real needs. I'm not sure your method would work on everyone -- every body is differet, after all. But the general aspect of reconnecting with yourself and to focus on simple and essential stuff such as breathing is for me a very important thing. Before an addict can reconnect with the world, it's a good first step to reconnect to himself.
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  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    Yes, when we are addicted to something, we just lose our real purpose, because we should not be stick to anything physical or psychological, and I think maybe this technique may be useful for mostly of people, unless they have a real irreparable damage in their respiratory system.

    And I agree with you, we need to reconnect with ourselves, and to start we need to leave behind all negative things that affect our lives.
  6. Jimmy Loc

    Jimmy Loc Member

    Wow, I find that really interesting. Seeing that you say that its possible, that due to the meditation practice you undertook your body began to expel smoke via the mouth recovering your sense of smell. I believe you are right in saying that your recovery was because of the meditation practice you undertook.

    You should research some other breathing techniques as well. Some of the many I know involve strenuous exercise and diligent work of the older breathing techniques. For instance the more advanced ones I know combine swift movements with intensely regulated breathing. Matching the body's energy circulation through breathing with walking, along with thought.

    While breathing in, one can imagine breath-energy filling up the body through the pores. While breathing out, one can imagine breath-energy being expelled. As well as while holding the breath after inhaling, one can imagine the body as becoming single whole. Even when holding the breath after exhaling, one imagines being in the clouds.
    Mastering such a technique is extremely difficult without proper training beforehand, the following method in training is adding the amount of steps in the middle to hold the breath. Following this method increases ones breathing capabilities as you have experienced.

    These are moreover detailed breathing techniques that although are somewhat too difficult attempting them the practitioner would greatly benefit. Please take into consideration that these techniques are of ancient master of the Taoist practice and one should not strain too much to perform as perfectly for it does take abnormal abilities to do so. In sharing this with you I only wish to expand your curiosity of the subject of breathing techniques.
  7. jeremy2

    jeremy2 Community Champion

    I concur that meditation is a timeless technique that has been practiced over the years to treat and cure a number of ailments.I have not come across your kind of technique but if it works on you,well and good.What i find intriguing is how the smoke supposedly comes out of your lungs years after you quit smoking? You must have been a very heavy smoker.
  8. xTinx

    xTinx Community Champion

    How did you know that the amount of smoke going out of your lungs has decreased? What instrument did you use to measure it? If that's just your personal estimate, then I suggest that you go to a specialist for a more accurate assessment. Just because there's allegedly no more smoke going out that doesn't mean your lungs are completely nicotine-free.
  9. karmaskeeper

    karmaskeeper Community Champion

    Hm... this is very interesting I've have to try it. I'm a smoker, and I need to stop. I have reduced the amount I smoke per day, but still I need to try this with the deep breathing I can see how this would help with lung function.
  10. drc52

    drc52 Active Contributor

    I read about a form oh hypnosis that helps people quit smoking. From what I understand it works by making you aware of the damage the cigarettes are doing to your body while motivating you to quit. I'll be looking into it as soon as I'm ready to quit, I've heard good things about it.
  11. missbishi

    missbishi Community Champion

    I'm interested to know about this smoke too. I've never exerienced anything like this when I was quitting.
  12. Rob93FL

    Rob93FL Senior Contributor

    This sounds like a whole lot of pseudoscience. Smoke doesn't stay as smoke for very long in your lungs, so I'm not sure how you're managing to sneeze out smoke without smoking. It eventually condenses onto the walls of your lungs.
  13. ReadmeByAmy

    ReadmeByAmy Community Champion

    Thanks for sharing this information. My husband smoke for years already and this is sometimes the cause of our little argument most of the time because I want him to stop smoking slowly until he is free from this habit. He told me this year he will slowly withdrawing the cigarette in his life. I will share this to him and hope this will help him.
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  14. Sparkster

    Sparkster Community Champion

    This is something which was recommended to me by a health nurse at a place where I worked about 12 years ago. We were working with plastic and therefore had to be checked regularly due to toxic fumes. When tested, she said my lung capacity was extremely low (which was caused by smoking and not plastic fumes) and what you have described here is exactly what she recommended, which is supposed to help increase lung capacity and release toxins. This can be even more effective if combined with certain other techniques.
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  15. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    I don't know, I'm not a medic, all I know is that due to meditation, and deep breathing, I have recovered my smelling capacities, and I'm sure what comes out of my mouth is smoke, I don't know what compounds or what kind of smoke comes out of my mouth, all I can say is that I feel a lot better now, even pain has disappeared, because when I smoked, I used to smoke a lot, and I used to feel pain in my back probably coming from my lungs, but now I feel better, and I can breath easily and feel smells again.

    Anyway, you just can try, you can't lose anything just by try to deep breathe.
  16. Rob93FL

    Rob93FL Senior Contributor

    When you stop smoking, you're going to regain your taste, smell, and breathing ability regardless of how you breathe. It isn't happening because you're breathing differently. Everyone regains those things when they stop smoking.

    As far as smoke coming out of your lungs without smoking, I can say with 100% certainty that it wasn't smoke. Perhaps it was water vapor. There is zero chance of smoke staying in its gaseous state in your lungs for a long period of time. How would smoke be able to stay in your lungs when you're breathing thousands of times a day?
  17. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    You're right, you can combine breathing, with imagination, creating then a totally healing experience, I use this with meditation, but certainly I do not do nothing like Yoga, I have seen that people in Yoga, use to put their bodies in different positions and then take a deep breath, I don't use that kind of techniques, but I use another techniques, where I imagine my entire body and my chakras, anyway, I won't go in details here, I already made another post that explains more or less about the practices I realize to stay away from drugs, alcohol or anything that just affect negatively our bodies or minds, you can take a look here: http://talk.drugabuse.com/threads/knowledge-of-oneself-thats-what-keep-me-sober.841/
  18. Anonymous

    Anonymous Active Contributor

    Well that does not explain why I passed almost a year without smelling capacities, with some pain in my back, and I was completely clean, without smoking cigarettes or weed, and also I passed almost all the time in my bedroom, where they were almost not outside contamination, I realized that sneeze started appearing, when I started to meditate and deep breathing, before that, I was not able to feel almost any smell, so at least in my case, I recover because of those practices, I don't know if what comes out of my mouth is water vapor or any of the compounds of cigarettes or weed, but I do now that I started recovering my health when I started to do those practices.
  19. Adrianna

    Adrianna Community Champion

    A friend of mine did apple cider vinegar baths to detox. I think it was a hot bath and a half or whole of a huge bottle. It detoxes the urge or desire for the cigs.
    Taste and smell comes back when you stop? It would only be to a partial capacity unless you detoxed it. Vapor; I wouldn't do that stuff. So they say it is ok. Flavor and fragrance is in this stuff. They can put whatever they want when it is made. Years later to find out like the cig smokers what it really does.
  20. artkat96

    artkat96 Member

    I did this when I first quit. I also took part in yoga at a gym I go to. It really did help.