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What are the best tips to quit cigarettes without nicotine replacement therapy?

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Dr. Adam Front answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Nicotine replacement (gum or patch) continues the addiction to nicotine. At some point u will have to go through withdrawal. Smoking cessation programs often offer gum & patch but u can quit w just the support & education. There's also nicotine anonymous, based on the 12 steps of aa. Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Chantix r meds that can help w cravings but neither works 4 everyone. Nic cravings r only 3-5 mins.

Answered Jun 24, 2014

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