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Yesterday morning, I quit smoking cold turkey. What should I expect to experience over the next week(s)?

Yesterday morning, I quit smoking cold turkey. What should I expect to experience over the next week(s)?

Withdrawal symptoms: First of all congratulations! There are no side effects when you quit smoking cold turkey, but you can expect significant withdrawal symptoms from nicotine. Here are some symptoms to expect insomnia, restlessness, muscle cramps and poor concentration. I know, you can do it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are benefits of quiting smoking, why is smoking bad?

Could you tell me what are benefits of quiting smoking, why is smoking bad?

Smoking: Susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, precursor to other habits, bad smell, compromising immune system, all but a few of the many negative effects of nicotine. ...Read more

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How do I quit smoking?

How do I quit smoking?

Hypnosis: Hypnosis can be an extremely useful adjunct to anything else that you might try. The "mad russian" in brookline, massachusetts, used to perform miracles on people who had been smoking for years. A number of my patients who were not able to use talking therapy to cure their addiction found that hypnotherapy with him was extraordinarily effective. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do u quit smoking?

How do u quit smoking?

Mutual support helps: You might consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. ...Read more

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How can I quit smoking?

How can I quit smoking?

Support: Get support: call 1-800- quitnow or check out www.Smokefree.Gov think about your triggers. Plan to do something else besides smoking. Consider nicotine substitute: gum, lozenge, patch, inhaler. Congrats on making healthy changes! ...Read more

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Can women quit smoking?

Can women quit smoking?

Yes!: Check out http://www.Becomeanex.Org/ for some very practical tips to help you understand how to quit smoking for good. I wish you success in achieving a healthy, smoke-free lifestyle! ...Read more

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I need to quit smoking?

I need to quit smoking?

Yes: All smokers need to quit smoking. However, the nicotine is extremely addictive, which is why the tobacco industry is able to keep selling so much of their products. One can work with his primary care doctor on quitting. There are ways the doctor can help. ...Read more

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How can I quit smoking?

How can I quit smoking?

Determination and...: The most important thing is a strong desire to quit. There are many strategies to help, from nicotine patches/gum & various pharmaceutical meds to 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 also see my comments. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I quit smoking?

How can I quit smoking?

You can quit smoking: First is you can quit smoking . The time-honored way is to set a day and make a contract with yourself and quit. Make it through the first day these are the most likely to quit it's the old thought of one day at a time. There are stepwise approaches including electronic cigarettes patches ; gum and a new drug called Chantix which works in some people. ...Read more

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How can i quit smoking?

How can i quit smoking?

There is no one way: Many people can manage "cold turkey," but overall success rate is low. Use of nicotine replacements (patches, gum, lozenges) is probably the most widely used. Smoking cessation programs improve your chance of success and can be found through the American Cancer Society, Lung Assn and Heart Assn. Prescription meds - Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Chantix (varenicline) significantly increase success. ...Read more

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Quitting smoking at 66?

Quitting smoking at 66?

Yes, : Stopping smoking can only help your health. Most important is your desire to stop. There are many strategies to help, from nicotine patches/gum & various pharmaceutical meds to 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 also see my comment. Good luck! ...Read more

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Tips to quit smoking ?

Tips to quit smoking
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Don't buy cigarettes: Think of your lungs turning black with every puff kinda like the inside of a chimney, think of all the money you can save, think of an ash tray filled up and then kissing that.....Think of bad circulation, breathing problems. Do you still feel like smoking? ...Read more

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How do I quit smoking?

How do I quit smoking?

There is no one way: Many people can manage "cold turkey," but overall success rate is low. Use of nicotine replacements (patches, gum, lozenges) is probably the most widely used. Smoking cessation programs improve your chance of success and can be found through the American Cancer Society, Lung Assn and Heart Assn. Prescription meds - Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Chantix (varenicline) significantly increase success. ...Read more

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How Can I quit smoking?

How Can I quit smoking?

Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to one's doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful smoking cessation methods, medications, and programs, all of which may help a tobacco user wanting to go cold turkey (stop all use at once). For users with good planning skills and willpower, they can cut out a portion of their use (such as 1/3 or 1/2) every couple of weeks or so, and eventually get to zero use. ...Read more

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How do I quit smoking ?

How do I quit smoking
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Smoking: There are many ways to quit smoking. First of all, you have to want to quit. There are pills such as Chantix or bupropion, patches, gums, lozenges, inhalers and electronic cigarettes. The best way is to just not buy cigarettes, and don't make excuses for smoking, but rather find reasons not to smoke. ...Read more

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Why can't I quit smoking?

Why can't I quit smoking?

Two addictions: Addiction to smoking is a two-part addiction: the physical addiction to the tobacco, and the psychological addiction to the act of smoking. Success comes when both forms of addiction are adequately addressed. See your doctor for definitive help. ...Read more

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Easy ways to quit smoking ?

Easy ways to quit smoking ?

None: There are no easy ways. First and most important step: your decision to quit, firm decision. The rest are adjuncts which can help you to cope. ...Read more

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How can I best quit smoking?

How can I best quit smoking?

Counseling: Change of relationship with smoking. Most methods will only work for contemplators ready to quit. Aid to quit include use nicotine replacement like patches or gum or E-cigs and use of medications like Chantix or Welbutrin. Most people will need repeated attempts before quitting ...Read more

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Natural ways to quit smoking?

Natural ways to quit smoking?

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