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smoke free a little more than a week no carvings yet
Posted by An_247139
COPD and smoking
My Mother has Copd, and Shes hasn't had a cigerate for 3 months now, (halleljah) but She still has a hard...More
Posted by redpjelvis
E cig results
I am a doctor and I have been smoking since I snuck my first cigarette from a visiting uncle's pack when I...More
Posted by An_246955

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Everything else staying the same, do you wish you had never started smoking?
  • Yes. I should have never started.
  • No. I know it is bad for me but don't care.
  • Yes, but I would miss the good times.
  • Yes. I know smoking a bad for me, but I can't quit.
  • No. The bad side effects of Smoking are overhyped.
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best product to help quit?
I am trying to quit smoking and don't want to try going cold turkey again because it obviously wasn't...More
Posted by An_246903
Nicotine/Cotinine in Blood
I smoked frequently up until about 3 months ago, when I cut back substantially. In the past 4 weeks, I have...More
Posted by vb1243
Smoking and Surgery
I am having a spinal fusion surgery and the doctor told me I needed to quit smoking. I believe I will...More
Posted by Lizzyrain1977
I would like to know how this medication has effected any one who has used it for smoking cessation?? I...More
Posted by angel272559
Stop Smoking Laser and Injections?
Been reading about Laser and Injection therapy to stop smoking. I've tried EVERYTHING there is to try. Was even...More
Posted by nikpopg
Day 10 on Chantix and feel NOTHING differentI
I have been smoking for 11 years, I'm 27. I started Chantix 10 days ago and am still smoking like a freight...More
Posted by nowthis
Smoking cough, worried, help?!
I have been a smoker for about 3 years maybe a little less, I'm 20 and healthy except for the past i think 4...More
Posted by An_246205
Joint pain after quitting
In April of this year, I switched cigarette brands and cut back the amount and where I could smoke. At the...More
Posted by LaDonnaSharp
WebMD Privacy Policy Has Changed
Dear Members, Just a note to let you know that WebMD's Privacy Policy has changed. When you next...More
Posted by Chris_WebMD_Staff
Nic Free !!
3 weeks nicotine free ! WOO-HOO ! Ibupropion is working tremendously well. Cravings come but they are...More
Posted by jasbrown5452
Is Smoking Dragging You Down?
If you smoke, you've likely heard the pleas from friends and family to quit. You probably know that...More
Posted by Chris_WebMD_Staff
Quitting Smoking and Chantix
I have been taking Chantix for one month and it costs me 200.00 per month. Right now I don't have many urges to...More
Posted by Germmy
hypnosis and quitting smoking
I would like to know just how effective is Hypnosis on helping you quit smoking??
Posted by angel272559
Marijuana smoker of 7 years recently clean for 1 m...
Hello. I have been a smoker of only marijuana for about 7 years and recently been clean for a month. At times...More
Posted by An_245328
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day 1
Tomorrow is my quit day and I already feel like im getting setence to time in prison. I decided 2 weeks ago...More
Posted by Donnab6903
Study finds no increase in cardiovascular events w...
Last year a review of clinical trials of varenicline (Chantix) concluded that this smoking...More
Acne is nonstop since I quit smoking....
I quit smoking almost 3 months ago.... I feel fantastic. I smoked for 18 years. But since I quit smoking,...More
Posted by BeauJolie
How addicted are you?
One of the most widely used questionnaires designed to measure the strength of addiction to...More
side effect from the patch???
Proud to say it has been two days smoke free on the patch. However I have IBS and since on the patch the...More
Posted by plc111111
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How long before all traces of nicotine/cotinine are out of your blood?
Posted by An_244613
New CDC Smoking Education Ads: What Do You Think?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just launched a set of new TV ads that can be...More

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Which of the new CDC smoking education ads do you think is most effective in motivating smokers to quit?
  • Anthem Ad
  • Buergers Disease Ad
  • Cessation Tips Ad
  • Terri's Ad
  • One of the other ads
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Nicotine patch safe but not effective for smoking ...
A new study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week by Dr Tim Colemen...More
Anne when quitting smoking
This is my third and final attempt for a cigarette free life. Tomorrow marks 3 weeks of not smoking. Each...More
Posted by An_243867
Chantix - Smoking in my
I've been taking Chantix for 3.5 weeks now and the only place I still have a difficult time with is my car. I...More
Posted by Alzinny

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What might work for those who have tried everything?Expert
Many smokers feel they have already tried everything…..cold turkey, hypnosis, patches, acupuncture…..but still find they are smoking ... More
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