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New Ways 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
I quit smoking 2 months ago when should I see my dr about reducing my symbacourt inhaler as my asthma feels better. Or is it just newly quitting?
Probably both: First of all congratulations. I know how hard it is to quit. Be proud of yourself. Indeed as time goes by your asthma symptoms will probably lessen to a point when your "controller" symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) can be reduced. Be patient. And keep up to good work ! ...Read more
Heavy pot user, but quit smoking marijuana 38 days ago. Passed urine test 3/12. Shaved all the hair on my entire body 32 days ago. Is new hair clean?
No: Thc may be detected in hair follicles for at least 90 days after last use. ...Read more
You can't: there are a zillion products that tell you that they can help, but they can't. Using large amounts of water or other liquids to increase excretion really doesn't work, and if you take so much that it dilutes your urine excessively, that itself will flunk you on most tests. You can test yourself with a drug store urine test to see if you are still positive. In mild-moderate users, it should be neg ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
NRT;CBT: Both nicotine replacement therapy ; cognitive behavioral therapy. Nrts help with cravings. Cbt will focus on you changing your behavior and changing the way you think about smoking. Look into online resources for quit smoking ideas. Just know what worked for one, doesn't work for all. Get support through friends, family, a helpline (1-800-quit-now). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise, apps: Best treatments with highest chance of success are 'coaching' - you can get this free calling 800-quit-now - gives you tips to improve your skills ; ability to cope. Withdrawal symptoms go down with nicotine or non-nicotine meds. A few mobile apps that might be helpful: http://www.Healthline.Com/health-slideshow/top-iphone-android-apps-quit-smoking. One way is to exercise instead of a smoke. ...Read more
I have failed numerous times trying traditional ways to quit smoking is there any unconventional tips or ways you guys know?
A good tip!: This has helped many - even if you find other things too, use it. The smokers breathing pattern is actually good for you - it's relaxing and lowers BP. When folk quit - it's part of what their bodies miss. So do it (W/Oo the cigarette!!) as often and as long you'd have smoked. Inhale a deep breath - hold it in - blow it ALL out through lips. It does good things chemically. Good luck! ...Read more
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