Respiratory Diseases

How To Clean Lungs from Smoking Damage

In the past year, about 8.6 million Americans are diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and 154, 596 of these people dies from chronic lower respiratory diseases including asthma. Respiratory diseases are indeed one of the major threats to the health of many Americans.

Now, what really is chronic respiratory disease? Chronic respiratory diseases are the diseases that affects the airways and other parts of the lungs. The most common types of chronic respiratory diseases are asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), occupational lung diseases and pulmonary hypertension.

Who are at risk of Chronic Respiratory Diseases?

In America, the major cause of chronic respiratory diseases in people is tobacco smoking. Smoking Cannabis is also another cause of this illness. Smoking is the most common way of consuming medical marijuana, and if you develop toxicity and dependency on it, it would be harder for you to let go of one Cannabis smoke a day.

However, there are ways to prevent stoner mucus and still have healthy lungs even when smoking Cannabis.

How to detox from smoking Cannabis?

While it is true that Cannabis can alleviate pain and other symptoms of your illnesses, it is also undeniable that smoking too much of it can also harm you. In fact, 3 joints of marijuana are equivalent to 20 cigarettes. The good news is, the damage caused by Cannabis smoking can still be healed as long as you change your habit of consumption. Below are a few tips on how to clean lungs from smoking damage caused by Cannabis.

#1 Exercise Regularly

We all know that when you consume Cannabis, you have also consumed its toxicity. And regular exercising is a great way to remove this toxicity out of your system. The United States Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion states that exercising for at least two hours and half each week can do wonders on your respiratory health; and cleanse your body with toxics through sweating.

#2 Do relaxation

Research shows that relaxation relieves stress and gets your mind off the need to smoke Cannabis. You don’t need to totally withdraw from Cannabis smoking especially if you are doing it for medicinal purposes. You just need to consume it in the right dosage.

#3 Healthy diet

Having a healthy eating habit is very important if you want to detoxify from the toxicity of Cannabis. Aside from that, the nutrition you could get from the healthy foods that you eat will also boosts your immune system to combat many respiratory diseases that comes with Cannabis smoking.

#4 Have a clean space

A home that is dirty and full of irritants will trigger asthma attacks. Make sure to maintain cleanliness in your home and other spaces where you usually stay. Removing household dirt and irritants is a good way to improve your health especially if you are showing signs of any respiratory illnesses.

#5 Make use of steam and essential oils

Humidifiers with essential oils will benefit your respiratory system by improving your airways and remove chest congestion. The essential oils will relax you while the steam will minimize the build up of mucus in your nasal passageways.