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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
Some do.: The best way to find out is to ask. Many insurance companies cover nicotine replacement patches and wellbutrin (an oral medication). Chantix (another pill) is not usually covered. 1-800-quit now is a free, personalized telephone support hotline for smoking cessation. And there is www.Quitnet.Com, which is also a good free resource. Good luck! ...Read more
Smoking cessation i've heard that wellbutrin is used to help one quit smoking. How long is one generally on the medication?
Bupropion : Bupropion (wellbutrin ) was developed and initially introduced in the United States as an antidepressant but was subsequently noted to reduce the desire to smoke cigarettes and shown in clinical trials to be effective in smoking cessation.It works best along with intensive behavioral support. Approximately 1 week of treatment is required to achieve steady-state blood levels of bupropion and treatment is typically continued for anywhere between 8 - 12 weeks. If you have not made significant progress towards abstinence by the seventh or eighth week of therapy , treatment should probably be discontinued. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im getting a lipid test thursday, but can the fact that i just quit smoking effect my test? Heard smoking cessation can temporarily decrease lipolysis
I quit smoking 4 weeks ago and i now have slightly yellow nails. Could smoking cessation be the culprit? Any thoughts would help. Thanks a lot.
Is the only way to quit smoking to keep trying? I've managed to succesfully quit rubbing tobacco after a number of tries but have yet to quit the fags
Talk to your doctor : Talk to your doctor about your options to help you quit smoking. There is the patch, gum, Chantix, Wellbutrin, e-cigarettes and recently a product called "Vape". Hypnotherapy, group therapy, and acupuncture are also available. Consider seeing a psychologist. Sometimes people have to get creative to devise a strategy to quit. It may require a combination of approaches. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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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