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How can I stop smoking?

How can I stop smoking?

Many ways.: The most important is a desire to stop smoking. There are aids used such as Chantix, Nicotine patches and Nicorette gum. Some advocate hypnosis, avoiding triggers like coffee, counseling and physical exercises. Some people use electronic cigarettes . Some hospitals offer smoke cessation programs. ...Read more

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Quit Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the single most important decision smokers can make to improve their health. Preparing a quit-smoking plan and enlisting support from your doctor and your loved ones can greatly improve your chances of success. Your doctor can help you decide if over-the-counter or prescription medications can help. Pick a quit day a few weeks ahead and put it on your calendar. Plan how you're going deal with situations that make you want to smoke. Take advantage of support from family, friends, and co-workers, and consider joining a smoking cessation program so that you don't ...Read more


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How can I stop smoking weed?

How can I stop smoking weed?

Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to the doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful rehab centers or addiction-medicine specialists, both of which may be helpful to a marijuana user wanting to go cold turkey (stop all use at once). For users with good planning skills and willpower, they can cut out a portion of their use (such as 1/3 or 1/2) every couple of weeks or so, and eventually get to zero use. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking with out using medications?

How can I stop smoking with out using medications?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement or medications, the cold turkey method is great, and has proven to be the most successful method overall. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking ?

How can I stop smoking ?

Smoking cessation: Congratulations! This can be a challenging habit to break and a strong quit plan is recommended, as is working with a medical provider or mental health expert. They can help determine the best resources, including nicotine replacement and other medications, as well as behavioral strategies for managing cravings. Visit http://m.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/guidetoquittingsmoking/index ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking?

How can I stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great, and has proven to be the most successful method overall. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking?

How can I stop smoking?

Mutual support helps: You might consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking?

How can I stop smoking?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great, and has proven to be the most successful method overall. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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Hi how can i stop smoking?

Hi how can i stop smoking?

Tips: There are different ways. Most important is that YOU are ready and ready to make full commitment to stopping. Set a date and either decrease with a schedule or stop cold turkey. There are online support systems too to help you as well as over the counter gums, and tablets. Your MD can prescribe patches and there is a medication out there to help as well - Chantix. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I stop smoking in one day?

Can I stop smoking in one day?

You CAN, but...: You definitely can stop smoking in one day but the reality is a lot of people relapse. Do not be disappointed if you do. Several successful former smokers have quit only to start smoking and then quit again. One of the most popular methods being "cold turkey". Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I stop smoking and not gain weight?

Smoking weight gain: Not every smoker that quits needs to expect to gain weight. Sedentary lifestyle choices, poor diet, and binge eating during withdrawal from nicotine accounts for the pounds for many. Early plans to eat right, exercise, and appropriately manage the nicotine addiction will be important to keeping weight from gaining. ...Read more

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Smoking Cessation (Definition)

Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more


Smoking (Definition)

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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