Quitting Smoking and Weight Control Directory
While gaining weight may seem to go hand-in-hand with quitting smoking, it does not have to. Some people gain weight because they feel a need to put something in their mouth out of habit; others because their metabolism has changed somewhat from the lack of nicotine. To avoid weight gain, exercising more when you give up nicotine can be helpful. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to avoid weight gain when you quit smoking and much more.
Frequently Asked Questions About Quitting Smoking
Frequently asked questions about quitting smoking.
Smoking: How Can I Kick the Habit For Good?
So you’ve decided to quit smoking? Learn some of the best tools to finally kick the habit for good.
The Basics of Nicotine Withdrawal
Get the basics on nicotine withdrawal from the experts at WebMD.
How Can I Avoid Gaining Weight When I Quit Smoking?
Kicking the habit doesn’t have to mean putting on extra pounds. Use these tips to keep your weight in check when you give up smoking.
Quitting Smoking Without Weight Gain
Many people who quit smoking gain 10 pounds, but not you. Here's how to avoid weight gain when you quit smoking.
Smoking: Drop the Habit Without Picking Up Weight
Proven strategies for quitting smoking, including diet and exercise, can keep you smoke-free and prevent weight gain.
Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight
How to kick the habit without packing on the pounds.