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Natural Aids To Quit Smoking
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
Absolutely!!: Quitting smoking aides of all types are safe & compatible with pd treatments! plus you'll feel better & can be more active to better condition yourself to fight against your pd symptoms. Do regular exercise to maximize limberness/rom, strength & stamina! best of luck, rmh :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Determination and...: The most important thing is a strong desire to quit. There are many natural strategies to help such as acupuncture & hypnosis. Exercise & relaxation helps. For more details on ways to quit see http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/therapiesfromrtoz/a/quit_smoking.Htm & www.Shareguide.Com/smoking.Html and http://www.Whyquit.Com/ also see my comments. Good luck! ...Read more
I quit smoking 10 months ago and have put on 12 kilos. I smoked for 35 years, heavily for 25 of them. How long does it take to find natural metabolism?
Congratualtions: Now the taste buds in your tongue are awake again and you are probably eating more. Take a holistic approach by including exercise in your life, even brisk walking 20 minutes daily. Avoid carbs and eat protein. Your body will adapt slowly over several months. Extra weight is a small price to pay for the health benefits of not smoking. Congrats again! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm an ex smoker. Quit smoking a couple of months back but i still have dark lips. How can I get back the natural color of my lips ?
No clue: Ran this by a dermatologist friend of mine and he has never seen persistent dusky lips after stopping smoking. I would be concerned that the cause might be low oxygen levels, which cause a purpling of the lips, secondary to the damage already done by the smoking. Congrats on quitting, and hope you stay quit. I would see my physician to check on oxygen levels, which can be easily measured. ...Read more
Not a Failure: There will be stumbling blocks along the way. Most studies suggest not trying to quit all at once but gradually as you use all the aids available to you, including enrolling in smoking cessation program. It is a chemical addiction/dependence and didn't get that way overnight so the urge will not go away overnight. Important point is to want to quit, have plan and work toward completing the plan. ...Read more
See a specialist: Smoking is a habit. There are many aids available - from special gums to prescription medications which will help - to hypnosis and smoking cessation support groups. A smoking cessation specialist will help you and you may need to switch from one aid to another if the first is not successful. ...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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