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Quit smoking? Thats great. Now let’s get your lung health stronger

Published : Nov 03, 2020 3 mins read Updated On : Dec 27, 2022

Cigarette smoking is a new trend not only in India but also in the world. Did you know India is home to almost 12% of the world’s smokers as per the World Health Organization (WHO)? There are approximately 120 million smokers in India.

How Fast&Up N- acetyl cysteine helps Smokers

But with more awareness and changing, lifestyles people are wanting to quit cigarettes and start healthy living. If you ask anyone which habit they would love to quit it would be to stop smoking. It's quite difficult but can be achieved by sheer willpower and the right nutrition intake. The initial craving is woeful and the damage caused by smoking to the respiratory organ takes the right amount of control and nutrients to be healthy.

However, once the cravings pass there are many health benefits of quitting including:

  • Blood pressure, heart rate, and temperature drop back to normal levels once the nicotine levels in the body decrease.
  • The blood flow in the body improves as nicotine hinders the proper blood flow. The blood in peripheral arteries and veins. improves, as your body gets rid of the chemicals and you start to feel warm.
  • Our immune system gets better and the ability to fight off the common cold and flu show significantly positive effects.
  • Sense of taste and smell considerably improves when one gets rid of regular intake of toxins in the form of cigarette smoking.
  • The deterioration in the lungs, shortness of breath, coughing and even the small damage start repairing certainly.
  • The risk of heart-related issues reduces along with other debilitating diseases as well.
  • Last but not least along with other many health benefits you will have saved more money as well !!!

Treatment Options

There is a surfeit of options available but the chances of relapse and reversal of damage are low. In recent times new treatments are being considered and the focus has shifted to nicotine receptors as neurotransmitter glutamate, which is released in response to increased nicotine inhaled through cigarette smoke. Therefore a therapy where with all the factors that reduce the glutamate released could effectively reduce nicotine cravings and relapse and even helps with protecting and strengthening lung health.

This is where NAC comes into play. NAC - N -Acetylcysteine is an amino acid and acts as precursor Glutathione. Glutathione is considered a master antioxidant in the body and is very important for reducing oxidative stress and encouraging detoxification. NAC helps to promote Glutathione production in the body. NAC also has a role in limiting the cravings in cigarette smokers as well. NAC also helps in the breakdown of mucus accumulated which further facilitates airway passage clearance and ease of breathing.

Why Supplementation with Fast&Up N-Acetyl cysteine?

Fast&Up N-Acetyl cysteine is well-researched and formulated with clinically proven ingredients like 600mg NAC and 40mg Vitamin C to support healthy lung functions. Dual action formulas of NAC and Vitamin C help to support lung cleansing, improves breathing, and improve respiratory functions. Along with the lungs it also helps to detox and eliminates harmful pathogens and toxins from the lungs and liver. Vitamin C is best known for its antioxidant properties. It helps to boost our defense system and along with NAC provides protection both inside and outside the cells. Each effervescent tablet designed with premium Swiss effervescent technology in strawberry flavors offers better nutrient absorption and higher bioavailability as compared to traditional or normal NAC tablets.

NAC has also been widely used in the treatment of COPD, it helps to reduce cough and phlegm. Along with COPD, NAC is also used in the robust treatment of bronchitis as it helps by reducing the thickness of mucus.

Quit smoking? Thats great. Now let’s get your lung health stronger

Bottom Line

Considering the current scenario where healthy lungs and general overall health is of primary importance, Fast&Up N-Acetyl cysteine comes in handy. It not only helps to protect but also strengthens lung and liver health and promotes general well-being.

Dr. Rushikesh Trivedi
Dr. Rushikesh Trivedi
Fast&Up Nutrition Consultant

Dr. Rushikesh Trivedi is a renowned practitioner of Nutrigenomics and founder of DNA Diet based in Gujarat. He has over 10 years of experience in medical nutrition which stands highly unique in the... Read More

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