Addiction is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite harmful consequences. Actually, any form of addiction is difficult to handle with. It doesn’t matter if we talk about food, alcohol, or drugs addiction, every form of it can cause a great damage to the physical and mental health of one person.
In this article we are going to present you a toddler who had a smoking addiction. The story about this Indonesian boy is unbelievable. He started smoking when he was just 18 months old. The worst thing is that he used to smoke about 40 cigarettes a day. If someone tried to forbid him his fix, he would go crazy, screaming and slamming his head on the floor. He even would go sick if he didn’t satisfy his abnormal need for two packs a day.
The boy’s father was the person responsible for introducing smoking to his child. Moreover, he claims that his son is healthy and that nothing is wrong with him.
Fortunately, the young boy was sent to rehab under Indonesia’s National Commission Child Protection Supervision. Eight years later, the situation was remarkably improved. The boy has now fully recovered from that terrible condition.
At first, the boy started developing food cravings as a substitution for nicotine. But, at the end he managed to surpass his nasty addiction. He underwent a special treatment to fight his new addiction, the food and fortunately, we are glad to say that now his lifestyle is positively changing and he is on the right direction to a completely new, healthy lifestyle. He takes care of his proper diet and stays away from nicotine. His name is Ardi Rizal, if you want to find out something more about his current condition. One thing is for sure, you will be astonished.