Are you a smoker? Need an incentive to stop smoking? Have you got pets? Then that much loved pet is your incentive to renounce smoking and Hypnotherapy can help!
Researchers have revealed that pets are affected by passive smoking or in other words second-hand smoke.
Cats exposed to cigarette smoke are more likely to have feline lymphoma than those that live in healthier environment. The risk keeps on increasing with the time of exposure. With multiple smokers in the house the rate grows even more; up to four fold if two smokers are present.
There are 60% chances of canines residing in a smoking home developing lung cancer.
Staying with smokers predisposes long nosed canines like Greyhounds to twice as much risk of developing nose cancer.
All types and kinds of pets are influenced irrespective of their size and age. However, the very young, the very small and the very old are more prone to the harmful effects of second-hand smoke.
Passive smoking contributes to a lot of pet conditions as when the smoker expires; the air is filled with injurious smoke.
Cigarette smoke can have a deleterious effect on the blood vessels in the eyes leading to irritation.
Smoke can harm the sensitive lungs in a pet. In addition, the harmful fumes can trigger a cold that can cause other grave, life-threatening conditions in your pet.
Because animals have a brief esophagus than man smoke inhalation promptly irritates the pet’s throat.
A cat’s hair constantly gathers huge amounts of smoke particles just like rugs, furniture and clothes. The cat sniffs these concentrated particles from his fur and skin while grooming which triggers lymphoma in the nasal cavities and gut in addition to the chest.
Pets can be allergic to smoke too.
The stench of cigarette smoke is extremely offensive to pets more so for they have a sharp sense of smell.
Allergic conditions like asthma, bronchitis etc can be aggravated by inhaling second hand smoke.
So even though you may be unsure about calling a Hypnotherapist to help you stop smoking, you should seriously consider Hypnotherapy the next time you smoke, because think of the poison you are forcing into your adorable best friend.