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What are some home remedies to quitting smoking?

What are some home remedies to quitting smoking?

Quitting smoking: Otc methods for quitting smoking include cold turkey, hypnosis, placing your daily allotment of cigarettes into a plastic bag and cutting down by just one a day, nicotine patches, nicotine gum, and electronic cigarettes. Good luck! ...Read more

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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


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What are some ways to quit smoking?

What are some ways to quit smoking?

Set the date: Congratulations on the decision. Set the date and let your family and friends know. Help can be found by calling 1800quitnow. Several quit smoking apps are available for the smart phone. Medications can help as well. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to stop a cough?

What are some natural remedies to stop a cough?

Cough & homeopathy: Acute cough can respond to correctly prescribed homeopathic remedies; there are hundreds. Here are a few: bryonia alba: cough develops over 2-3 days, & is dry, hard, & painful. Worse from any movement. Drosera: violent fits of hard coughing with choking -- can barely breathe when coughing. Coccus cacti: cough w/choking on thick, stringy mucus. Constant clearing the throat; worse w/cold drinks. ...Read more

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What are some successful quit smoking tips?

What are some successful quit smoking tips?

Smart Wean: I often recommend that smokers wean from their cigarettes. My focus is not on the number of the cigarettes but on the times that you smoke. Think of the 3 times that you will miss smoking the most when you quit. Work up to waiting at least 30 mins after the trigger before you smoke so that when you quit cravings will be minimal at the trigger moments. ...Read more

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What are some good things to do at home for decreasing asthma?

What are some good things to do at home for decreasing asthma?

Dust mites: It depends whether your asthma is related to allergies. Specifically dust mite avoidance measures are important in asthmatics who are sensitized to dust mites. Obtaining dust mite proof pillow and mattress casings. Washing sheets and covers in hot water weekly, vacuuming with a hepa filter vacuum, cleaning ducts, and considering changing out carpet to hardwood floors. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to cure laryngitis?

What are some home remedies to cure laryngitis?

Gargling: You are not going to cure laryngitis. It is usually viral, occasionally traumatic and sometimes overuse strain. You may find relief of symptoms by gargling with warm saline. Some will add honey to solutions and there are a variety of other home remedies. It will go away in a day or two if you do nothing. ...Read more

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What are the best tips to quit smoking cheap?

What are the best tips to quit smoking cheap?

Smoking Cessation: The least expensive way to quit smoking is to simply not buy any more cigarettes. ...Read more

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What are some good home cold remedies?

What are some good home cold remedies?

Tips for colds: How to help a cold: for the sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. . Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What are some good home remedies for improving asthma?

What are some good home remedies for improving asthma?

Not many: Unfortunately most home remedies have not been shown to be effective. There is promising evidence for some chinese herbal remedies. Avoiding things you are allergic to, avoiding irritants such as smoke helps. Covering your face so that your breath warms and moistens the air helps in cold air and with exercise. ...Read more

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What remedies are there to stop snoring?

What remedies are there to stop snoring?

See below: First need to make sure not from sleep apnea. Snoring noise usually from palate vibration so laser, radio frequency, implants and palate injections stiffen palate so less noise. Some with nasal obstruction improve with better nasal airflow. Weight loss if obese. Avoid alcohol and sedating meds. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to relax more?

Relaxation: You can drink chamomile tea, turn on relaxing music, download a guided imagery cd and listen to it, take a hot bath, unplug the phone and tv/computer, do some yoga, read an engaging novel.... Regular exercise can also help promote relaxation! ...Read more

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Are there home remedies that I can use to ease m hypertension symptoms?

Are there home remedies that I can use to ease m hypertension symptoms?

Salt budget=1500 mg: If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, over 50 years old or african-american. Reduce caffeine [though green tea may help]. Fish oil reduced BP a little. Agree with dr. C about eating healthy and exercising. Also balance life/play. Take time for yourself. Breathe deeply and relax. ...Read more

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What are some methods to quit food obsession?

What are some methods to quit food obsession?

Binge eating?: If you are referring to binge eating, there are behavioral approaches and medications that can help reduce such behaviors. Seek a referral from your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for breathing problems?

What are some home remedies for breathing problems?

Hmmmm: Tobacco cessation, exercise and weight loss. Just being general....It comes down to "what"is causing the breathing problems. Talk to your physician & maybe they will know of some more holistic approaches for what ails your respiratory system. ...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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Besides teas what other foods can help me rid of this cold quicker. Any suggestions for home remedies?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

Are there any good home remedies to treat whooping cough?

No: The cough of whooping cough is very frustrating because it is so unresponsive to typical treatments for other types of cough. Cough suppressants usually don't work and asthma medications also fail including oral steroids. About 1/3 of the time I have had some success by using Azithromycin on a daily basis. Talk to your physician about trying this antibiotic for its anti inflammatory effects. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to quit smoking?

What are effective ways to quit smoking?

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 more

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Dr. David Brouwer
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Quitting Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the process of discontinuing the use ...Read more