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How can I quit when smoking calms me down?

How can I quit when smoking calms me down?

Find healthy outlets: There are lots of ways to calm down, usually when you are addicted to a substance such as nicotine it seem like the only solution. People without addictions need to calm down also, they may call a friend, go for a walk, meditate, etc. See a doctor for possible use of meds to help with cravings, then find "healthy" habits to help you calm down, it can be done! ...Read more

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More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more


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What is the best anti-depression and calmative drug ?

No drug is "best": There are several antidepressants and even more anti-anxiety drugs available. The "best" for one person may not be the best for another. Doctors select treatments based on a person's unique symptom profile, past experience with medications, other medical issues they may have, and so forth. If one drug were always the best, then everyone would get that one. It doesn't work that way. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed duramine today for weight loss and I'm worried about the side effects can u take a calmative like dolaseds to help with sleep?

I have been prescribed duramine today for weight loss and I'm worried about the side effects can u take a calmative like dolaseds to help with sleep?

Increasing drugs: sets a bad pattern. For that matter, drugs for weight loss set a bad pattern and REBOUND WEIGHT is found in nearly everyone on weight pills finding what is making one obese and dealing with it by AVOIDING, SUBSTITUTING or TRANSCENDING (changing overall context) would be better http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ a book on this. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine for severe period pain?

 Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine  for severe period pain?

What tablets: You will have to tell us the name of the analgesic/calmative tablets before we can tell you if there is a drug interaction with the duromine. Thanks ...Read more

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Can someone outline specific effects of smoking marijuana and taking bystolic ? I am an anxious person but weed calms me down. I don't want to quit.

Can someone outline specific effects of smoking marijuana and taking bystolic ? I am an anxious person but weed calms me down. I don't want to quit.

Get some helpt: If you are so anxious that you need to use a drug to calm down, i would suggest that you see a psychiatrist for a discussion and an evaluation. There may be other more efficient ways of dealing with the anxiety than self medication..See your family doc for a referral.. ...Read more

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How fast does your chance of getting cancer go down after quitting smoking?

How fast does your chance of getting cancer go down after quitting smoking?

Not fast enough: If some one quits after several years of smoking , due to yeasrs of exposure still they can get lung cancer but incidence may be slighly less than some one still smoking. Only conclusion is never smoke, dont get exposed to secondary smoke. ...Read more

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I am trying to quit smoking using electronic cigarettes. I have cut down. Are these as harmful as real cigarettes? I recently had 3 stents /lad.

I am trying to quit smoking using electronic cigarettes. I have cut down. Are these as harmful as real cigarettes? I recently had 3 stents /lad.

No: Electronic cigarettes, though less well proven as a smoking cessation method, are not as harmful as real cigarettes. Regardless of how you quit, the most important thing is if you keep trying until you fully succeed in smoking cessation. Get help from your friends and family as well. ...Read more

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I'm a 18yo F with a pulse rate of 100-135 what should I do? I'm also a smoker of only a year. How can I slow it down? As well as quitting smoking

Biofeedback: helpful for both may be biofeedback. Make sure about reasons/causes for each. Anxiety, stress, etc. hydrate with water. Hope this helps. Biofeedback is way you can tap into yourself and solve or improve a number of conditions. ...Read more