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Quit Smoking At 30
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
Congratulations!: No one is safe, but you will steadily move from very unsafe (all smokers) to safer with each passing year. There is benefit in lung cancer reduction by quitting even up to 65 years of age. Best never to start. I stupidly smoked and quit @ age 33. Latest data say quit before 35, normal risk of non-smoker. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true that if you quit smoking before age 30 the risk of diseases reduced almost completely? Does the body clean & repair itself after quitting?
lung cleaning: Smoking paralizes the "mucocilliary elevator, " a slow upward flow of mucus from the lungs to help remove particles too big for white blood cells to "eat" and dispose of. Can take a week to a month per year of regular smoking to "clean house." you have to do the rough math, since tobacco usually heavier use than mj. Lungs will work better and be healthier when process is done! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband quit smoking 30 days ago after smoking for over 50 yrs. His voice has changed! is this permanent? He's not happy!
Healing after Cigs..: I would first tell him a hearty congratulations. And, second give my opinion that no this is not a permanent change. When one is smoking the natural anti-inflammatory part of healing does not work well in the tissues of the throat and trachea. It can take several months after stopping smoking to clean out all of the tar and toxic stuff in the lungs to get to normal. But, he is on his way! ...Read more
How much damage has been done to my lungs? Is there something i can do to reverse this damage?
I am 29. Smoked for 8 years about 6 cigarettes a day. I quit smoking 30 days ago
I feel diziness after quitting smoking. 30 days ago i quit smoking. Now when i walk i feel dizzy and that diziness led to unbalancing.Help me please?
Not related : It's unlikely that your dizziness has any relation to quitting smoking. Dizziness in the absence of other symptoms is usually a benign condition causes by a virus in the ear, but could be due to other very dangerous conditions. You should visit and ENT doctor for a physician exam. And don't drive if you're dizzy. It's dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I quit smoking 2 weeks ago after 30 yrs. No coughing (!) and a little cranky. But upper back pain (not sharp) behind my shoulder blade. Is this normal?
Congratulations: So glad to hear that you are smoke free! the back pain is not likely related, especially since you are not coughing. Please get checked by a doc. Don't let it become a conscious or unconscious way to slip back into your old habit. You are getting better with each passing day. Peace and good health! ...Read more
Hair drug test coming up, requires 1/2"hair, will only 30 days of history show? decide to quit smoking weed in November 2014.
Answer is "no": Congratulations on your decision to quit. However hair sample can show positive for three months or longer. ...Read more
What are some symptoms after you quit smoking? Will you still be able to have lung cancer even after 30 years of not smoking anymore?
Will better: You will thank yourself if you are quitting smoking. You may not do it right away, but you will do it in the future. Your risk for smoking related lung cancer will decrease significantly after 30 years of quitting smoking, although there still be a minimal risk- compared to nonsmoker person. Dont think too much- please quit smoking. Smoking will not do any good to your body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I take lyrica (150 mg) , want to quit smoking and start birth control how do I prevent weight gain? Recently lost 30+ lbs previously.
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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