I'm on the nicotine patch to quit smoking but I still sometime use a hookah. Is this ok?

Slow growth is good. One day at a time works best. If you wean off very gently, and use mutual support, you may find that recovery is possible. Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous.

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Should I use the nicotine patch to quit smoking? Or should I try electronic cigarettes?

Both may help with. the physical side of the addiction, but what causes relapse is failure to deal with the behavioral side. The associations to cigarettes and nicotine is generally what really re-addicts quitters, so the best approach is really to modify all the associations of behaviors with smoking. This takes a LOT longer than merely withdrawing from nicotine. Read more...

I started sprintec birth control yesterday. Is it okay to use the nicotine patch to quit smoking while on birth control?

YES, also... Yes, it's ok. It is always wise to quit but it's esp. Important if on birth control. A strong desire to quit is the most important factor. Nicotine patches can help, but also consider acupuncture, hypnosis, exercise & relaxation techniques. For more details on ways to quit see http://altmedicine.About.Com/od/therapiesfromrtoz/a/quit_smoking.Htm & www.Shareguide.Com/smoking.Html good luck! Read more...

I have been using the nicotine patch to quit smoking, sometimes when I put it on my arms, my arms start to ache. Is this normal?

NICOTINE PATCHES. Burning, redness, and itching can occur when using nicotine patches. These are not uncommon side effects. If its not too bothersome, and if it's helping you to stop smoking, i would recommend you continue. Read more...
Put somewhere else. Nicotine patches cause the chemical nicotine to be absorbed through your skin into your blood. This can vary person to person. Pain in a muscle or join can happen, and should go away taking off the patch. Try using it on your abdomen instead. If that doesn't help, use short-acting nicotine gum or lozenge. If not going away taking off patch, see a doc. Read more...

I'm ready to quit smoking. Nicotine patch-- how does that work?

Slow growth is good. One day at a time works best. If you wean off very gently, and use mutual support, you may find that recovery is possible. Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. Read more...

I quit smoking but how much health problem does using nicotine patch cause?

Slow growth is good. The patch replaces the nicotine from smoking. The patch is much less harmful than continuing to smoke. One day at a time works best. If you wean off very gently, and use mutual support, you may find that recovery is possible. Consider attending a meeting of nicotine anonymous. Read more...