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Smoking Cessation Health Center

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  1. Effects of Smoking Pipes and Cigars

    WebMD explains the negative health effects of smoking pipes and cigars, not just cigarettes.

  2. The Effects of Secondhand Smoke

    While you probably know smoking is bad for you, it's important to realize it's also dangerous for those near you. Learn the effects of secondhand smoke.

  3. Frequently Asked Questions About Quitting Smoking

    Frequently asked questions about quitting smoking.

  4. Quitting Smoking - Why Do You Smoke?

    Most people don't think about when or why they use tobacco. They just do it. However, knowing when and why you smoke or chew can help you choose the quitting strategy that is most likely to work. Perhaps you use tobacco:To relieve tension, especially after arguments or during stressful times, or when you feel angry or upset.To control your weight, either by keeping it down or because you're ...

  5. Quitting Smoking - Planning Your Strategy to Quit

    It may help to achieve a long - term goal like quitting tobacco by breaking it down into smaller goals. Every time you reach a goal, you feel a sense of pride along the path to becoming tobacco - free.Set your goals clearly. Write down your goals or tell someone what you are trying to do. Goals should include "by when" or "how long" as well as "what." For example: "I will keep a smoking journal fo

  6. Quitting Smoking: Dealing With Weight Gain

    Many people worry about gaining weight when they quit smoking. Most people do gain weight,but it's usually less than 10 pounds. 1 The good news is that there are steps you can take to keep your weight gain small. The important thing is to quit smoking. The minute you quit,you'll be starting a much healthier life. Key points Smoking is much worse for your health than gaining a few pounds. ...

  7. Quitting Smoking - Ready to Quit Today?

    When you plan your strategy for quitting tobacco, use the U.S. Surgeon General's five keys to quitting: get ready, get support, learn new skills and behaviors, get and use medication, and be prepared for relapse.1. Get readyContact your local health department for information about the kinds of help available in your area for people who want to quit smoking. Telephone help lines operated by your .

  8. Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Quitting Tobacco

    Drug details for Nicotine replacement therapy for quitting tobacco.

  9. Quitting Smoking: Helping Someone Quit

    How to help someone quit smoking.

  10. Anosmia - Topic Overview

    Several medicines can help you stop smoking. You can take medicine to reduce your craving for nicotine. You also can use nicotine replacement products to reduce cravings and give you smaller and smaller amounts of nicotine. Your doctor can help you decide which medicine-or combination of medicines-will work best for you. Most people find that it helps to use more than one at the same time. ...

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