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What happens when you quit smoking cigs?

What happens when you quit smoking cigs?

You get healthier: You make millions of doctors all across the world happy. And you get healthier at the same time. Save a lot of money for yourself in the future too. Good Job! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
824 doctors shared insights

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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What can happen to your body when you quit smoking?

What can happen to your body when you quit smoking?

LOTS of good things: Heart rate and carbon monoxide in your blood drop. Heart attack risk begins to drop and your lungs work better. Coughing, shortness of breath and risk of lung infection all decrease. After a year your risk of having a stroke is back to normal. In 10 yrs your risk of lung cancer death is half that of a smoker's. Cancer risk of the throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas also decrease. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you quit smoking?

Many benefits ...: Benefits to giving up smoking: within 20 mins, blood pressure and heart rate decrease; within 12 hrs, carbon monoxide blood levels normalize; within 48 hrs, the sense of smell and taste start recovering; within 3 mos, circulation and lung function improve; within 9 mos, there is less coughing and shortness of breath; within 1 yr, the risk of coronary heart disease is cut in half. Need i say more? ...Read more

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I failed my drug test and i had quit smoking poy for 6 weeks . What happened? How long does it take to cleanse my body?

I failed my drug test and i had quit smoking poy for 6 weeks . What happened? How long does it take to cleanse my body?

A long time: Marijuana is a fat soluble drug. Depending on how much fat you have in your body, coupled with how much you used to smoke, makes a difference. It will leech out of your fat at a reasonably constant rate, even weeks after you have stopped using it. ...Read more

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I am smoking since 6 months I am afraid of its ill effects. What can happen to me and how can I quit smoking today. I smoke 3 filtered cigarrettes pd?

I am smoking since 6 months I am afraid of its ill effects. What can happen to me and how can I quit smoking today. I smoke 3 filtered cigarrettes pd?

Smoking: Quit while your ahead, future-ruin lung linings leading emphysema chronic bronchitis and remodeling of lungs leading chronic obstructive lung disease, emphysema high risk cancer. The co-2 from cigs reduce blood oxygen affect arteries (bad) and heart disease as result. ...Read more

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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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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