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What's the point of quitting smoking? What are the actual health benefits?

What's the point of quitting smoking? What are the actual health benefits?

Better than not.: You'll likely never heal up completely from quitting smoking, as if you've never smoked in your life, but quitting now is certainly better than continuing to smoke. Give yourself a fighting chance. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Giannone
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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


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Can we take chintax for quitting smoking if my health is normal?Does it has side effects?

Can we take chintax for quitting smoking if my health is normal?Does it has side effects?

Chantix: Yes, Chantix does have potential for side effects. Check out: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/chantix-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Hi docs, would quitting smoking bring my sexual health back?

Hi docs, would quitting smoking bring my sexual health back?

Smoking: It is a good way to start. It is hard to say whether permanent damage to your vessels has already occurred but there is only one way to find out. It will also improve your general health. ...Read more

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Will quitting smoking bring my sexual health back? Please help me docs!

Will quitting smoking bring my sexual health back? Please help me docs!

Depends on cause: Many cases of decreased sexual potency, erectile dysfunction, anorgasmia and decreased libido, in both men and women, are caused by smoking's vascular effects on reducing blood flow to the pelvic organs and elsewhere. Smoking cessation could improve this. However, see your doctor to explore other causes as well if it does not improve. Good luck with quitting - it is worth it for many reasons. ...Read more

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I'm on 10mg of lisinopril a day. Has worked for 3+ years. No other health issues. Working on quitting smoking. Now I have symptoms of Peyronies. Help?

I'm on 10mg of lisinopril a day. Has worked for 3+ years. No other health issues. Working on quitting smoking. Now I have symptoms of Peyronies. Help?

Not sure: Not sure what your question is. Lisinopril is a great medication- you are taking a low dose and your BP is not related to the other issues you speak of. You should work on quitting smoking. Check. Peyronies is treatable. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of Quitting smoking?

What are the benefits of Quitting smoking?

TNTC: is something that lab techs who are looking at a urinalysis will say if the white cells in the urine (a sign of infection) are "TOO NUMEROUS TO COUNT." Ditto for benefits of quitting smoking. Not smelling like an ashtray, having stains on fingers, mouth, lips, whole house stinks. Not getting various cancers, bronchitis, emphysema, heart attack, stroke and million more things even more significant ...Read more

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Benefits of quitting smoking? I've heard that the chances of cancer reduce and there are all numbers but is there any proof?

Benefits of quitting smoking? I've heard that the chances of cancer reduce and there are all numbers but is there any proof?

What is your idea of: Proof? Numbers are good evidence that quitting smoking will reduce your risk of cancer. Do you know any benefit of smoking? You should quit while you are ahead! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the immediate and long term advantages of quitting smoking?

Can you please tell me the immediate and long term advantages of quitting smoking?

LIFE: Spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

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Quitting smoking at 40 aft 26 years @ 1/2 pack day Clear chest CT and pulm func test 1 yr ago Looking for positive words on benefit of quitting now?

Quitting smoking at 40 aft 26 years @ 1/2 pack day Clear chest CT and pulm func test 1 yr ago Looking for positive words on benefit of quitting now?

Smoking: first congratulations on stoping smoking!! It seems your studies are good they may deteriorate slightly due to the previous smoking but thats where is stops, You have prevented any further damage that would have occurred and some of the above mentioned possible damage may resolve. Again GOOD FOR YOU!! ...Read more

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Dr. David Brouwer
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Quitting Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the process of discontinuing the use ...Read more