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What other things can I do while on the patch to help quit smoking or help prevent from smoking when I have the urge?

Get outside help: The american lung association has a help line to facilitate quitting tobacco use. Go to their web site and click on the link. There you will find help lines, clinics etc etc and they can advise you on the proper approach. Don't give up. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Quit Smoking (Definition)

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


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Can a djarum cigarette daily help quit smoking?

Can a djarum cigarette daily help quit smoking?

Not way.: The djarum cigarette has tobacco and spices. How do you quit tobacco use by using tobacco? These are not a replacement, they are just another form of tobacco, like smokeless/spit, cigars, cigarillos and loose tobacco in a hookah. Don't be fooled. Use tested, best treatments to stop: coaching 1-800-quit now and fda-approved medications. ...Read more

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What is a good medication to help quit smoking?

What is a good medication to help quit smoking?

See below: It depends on the patient and their underlying health conditions whether nicotine patches, nicotine gum, wellbutrin, (bupropion) or chantrix is used. However; you are taking the right step to consider to stop smoking. ...Read more

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Could you suggest good herbal options to help quit smoking?

Could you suggest good herbal options to help quit smoking?

Smoking: Very hard to quit smoking one of the most highly addictive substances, you can email head of ayurveda department of king edward memorial hospital, mumbai, india, she may recommend a herbal remedy. ...Read more

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Does ginger beer help quit smoking?

Does ginger beer help quit smoking?

Might for u, try it!: Whatever works for you is what works. Usually support and substitution are the best combination. Join a support group of other aspiring non-smokers and find activities that you can substitute (carrot sticks, deep breathing, meditation, running around the block, etc.). Cravings generally last only about 2-5 mins. If u distract yrself w something else for that long it will pass. Do that each time. ...Read more

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Is turmeric good to help quit smoking?

Is turmeric good to help quit smoking?

No. Think about it.: Turmeric is WAY oversold. You can't make curry without turmeric. Where do they eat lots & lots & LOTS of curry? India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. If turmeric were "good" to help quit smoking, smoking would be nonexistent there. Instead, there is an epidemic of cardiovascular disease on the Indian subcontinent from smoking. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself with REAL data & REAL evidence. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments to help quit smoking ?

What are the best treatments to help quit smoking ?

Smoking cessation: More people quit cold turkey than any other way. There are non-medication and medication methods to quit smoking. For a non-medication based, free treatment try the following website: http://www.breathefree2.com Medications to help quit include bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Chantix). Speak to your doctor if you would like a prescription for the medications. ...Read more

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Are electronic cigarettes used to help quit smoking or just as a replacement?

That's one method: There are many aids and methods to quit. E-cigarettes are one. They can help one quit if the amount of nicotine in them is gradually reduced however, some people use them just to substitute for cigarettes in places where cigarette smoking is banned without intending to give up the habit. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Giannone
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Smoking Cessation (Definition)

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


Dr. Dean Giannone
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Tobacco Cessation (Definition)

Tobacco cessation programs provide support and medical services to those seeking to stop ...Read more