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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Age old question: This is an issue many people face. I think along with continuing proper diet and exercise, two other things:. First, nicotine supplementation can aid ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Be aware: By far, the best thing you are doing is trying to quit smoking. Nothing but bad things can occur with smoking, so stopping is very important. The ot ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Most people do gain weight when they quit smoking, for several reasons. Smoking decreases appetite, taste and smell, and may increase metabolism. When ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Exercise, good diet: Not everyone gains weight after quitting smoking but many gain 5-10 pounds (but the benefits of not smoking far outweigh the problems from increased w ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very often: Yes
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Weight: You will have to make a conscious effort, good diet, hydration, distraction methods, sometimes appetite suppressants like coffee etc.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Quit smoke: Healthy life-style; watch your diet, stay active, regular exercises.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gilly
39 years experience Addiction Medicine
It can be ...: Weight gain after quitting smoking usually results from two things, both of which can be avoided. One is the result of not breaking the hand to mout ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, first off i need to state that i can't diagnosis the cause of your recent weight gain. In order to address this adequately, you would need to b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But don't let it change your decision.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Nicotine is a poison: Nicotine is a metabolic poison, leading the body to waste one third of the calories ingested. So after quitting, the body uses all of the calories th ... Read More
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