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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Varenicline: And a smoking cessation program together have quit rates around 40%, which is almost twice as high as use of nicotine replacement therapies (patches, ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Woods
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Review all options: Great information on a variety of treatments is available at http://smokefree.gov/explore-quit-methods People have quit on their own, with various met ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Phifer
15 years experience Family Medicine
Lots of support: Qutiting tobacco is very difficult. There are alot of options out there to help you quit. Non prescription methods include the patch, gum, and nicot ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Do it all: There are a host of medications, and your physician will advise you. You cannot do it alone, so join a group of accepting people who are trying to do ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: There are no objective criteria. So the answer is: one that meets your schedule and works for you. Hopefully, the provider uses all available treatm ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Support and support: Details like setting a quit date, preparing yourself and your living space, planning for the quit day, learning to deal with nicotine withdrawal sympt ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schneider
37 years experience Dentistry
You: Your persistence, resolution and determination. Regular and routinely following whatever programme is implemented and also your environment- do you h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends: But long term success at smoking cessatoin under the most optimized clinical trial curcumstances is about 25%. This is why its best never to start. Th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Oh my gosh- it is very beneficial for cutting out cravings to smoke. There is an auricular (ear) p rotocol specific for smoking cessation.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Smoking causes vascular contraction and can decrease cerebral blood flow. Stopping cigarette smoking is very important to preventing future strokes, p ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Some do.: The best way to find out is to ask. Many insurance companies cover nicotine replacement patches and wellbutrin (bupropion) (an oral medication). Cha ... Read More
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