5 doctors weighed in:

How to quite smoking?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Agree w Dr. Blasner

Auricular (ear) acupuncture ; hypnosis have no significant side effects ; can work well.
Nicotine replacement options: nasal spray, patch, inhaler, gum ; lozenges. Smoking cessation programs offer support, meds. Monitoring ; education. Electronic cigarettes may or may not prove helpful. Prescription meds: zyban (wellbutrin) ; Chantix (bupropion).Check potential psychiatric side effects w chantix.

In brief: Agree w Dr. Blasner

Auricular (ear) acupuncture ; hypnosis have no significant side effects ; can work well.
Nicotine replacement options: nasal spray, patch, inhaler, gum ; lozenges. Smoking cessation programs offer support, meds. Monitoring ; education. Electronic cigarettes may or may not prove helpful. Prescription meds: zyban (wellbutrin) ; Chantix (bupropion).Check potential psychiatric side effects w chantix.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Guy Blaser
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree

In brief: There are many ways.

There are many ways and devices to help to quit smoking.
Nicotine supplements are the most popular and widely studied. Meds such as chantix, webutrin (zyban) and others may help as well. Hypnosis and acupuncture also help many people. The one that works the best is the one you think will work the best for you. It make a few tries, but don't give up!

In brief: There are many ways.

There are many ways and devices to help to quit smoking.
Nicotine supplements are the most popular and widely studied. Meds such as chantix, webutrin (zyban) and others may help as well. Hypnosis and acupuncture also help many people. The one that works the best is the one you think will work the best for you. It make a few tries, but don't give up!
Dr. Guy Blaser
Dr. Guy Blaser
Thank
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