Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page for your Smoking Cessation board: https://messageboards.webmd.com/living-healthy/f/smoking-cessation/or this page for your Substance Abuse board: https://messageboards.webmd.com/health-conditions/f/mental-health/

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at [email protected]

    Tips

    Sort by:
    Quit smoking
    Chantix worked for me its been a month now! Hooray!~And insurance covers it.
    Posted by woody1234
    Was this Helpful?
    Avoiding Temptations
    Find a quit buddy
    Posted by mayhem1906
    Was this Helpful?
    Quiting Chew
    Sometimes I find that there is a physical addicition to having dip in your mouth. I have found that gum does...More
    Posted by An_265571
    Was this Helpful?
    keep away
    I find it helpful to stay away from people that dip so I don't have the temptation.
    Posted by An_265248
    Was this Helpful?
    smoking cessation
    I find it helpful to chew on sugarfree gum of a peppermint if i get a craving, and try to stay away from...More
    Posted by patricia24554
    Was this Helpful?
    Low-level laser treatment.
    I tried low-level laser treatment. It worked for me have not smoked for 2 years smoked since 18 am 60 now.
    Posted by An_263240
    Was this Helpful?
    I smoked for 35 years and when it was time to quit
    I gave it to God. I have a twinge-level craving once in a while but that's about it. My lung function has...More
    Posted by nabikib
    Was this Helpful?
    smoking cessation
    I find it helpful sometimes to chew on a straw. Sometimes just holding it in my hand helps also, because...More
    Posted by brandy1203
    Was this Helpful?
    Go Cold Turkey
    17 days 12 hours 54 minute's Embrace your cravings and realize that your mind, body and soul are...More
    Posted by bobbycanyoufly
    Was this Helpful?
    COLD turkey
    I have smoked off and on for 14 years. I quit cold turkey on Jan 30th and havent had a cigarette since. I...More
    Posted by tara1103
    Was this Helpful?
    hardest thing I ever had to do
    I have tried everything. I am failing miserably.
    Posted by An_261000
    Was this Helpful?
    Day 3 Cold Turkey - Commute Time!
    I have a 40 minute drive to work - and I would smoke at least 3 cigarettes on the way to work depending on...More
    Posted by nonwinggirl
    Was this Helpful?
    ecigs
    I've heard bad things about ecigs having metals etc in the vapor because it is cheaply made.
    Posted by An_257962
    Was this Helpful?
    side effects of chantix
    I just started chantix a month ago, for the 3rd time. So I thought this time I would arm myself. First I upped...More
    Posted by mpartr
    Was this Helpful?
    How I Quit Smoking in 1 Month
    If any of you are like me, you probably had trouble quitting smoking and have tried more than once. The...More
    Posted by extrahealthy
    Was this Helpful?
    Mastering The “Placebo Smoking” Technique (Smo...
    There are several techniques to quit smoking. Cold turkey, nicotine patches/gum, hypnosis, electronic...More
    Posted by KeithWang
    Was this Helpful?
    Quit smoking without using nicotine replacement pr...
    Why use nicotine to quit nicotine? Freedom from smoking, should be freedom from Nicotine. You wouldn't...More
    Posted by ambitiousguy
    Was this Helpful?
    Quit smoking without using nicotine replacement pr...
    Why use nicotine to quit nicotine? Freedom from smoking, should be freedom from Nicotine. You wouldn't...More
    Posted by ambitiousguy
    Was this Helpful?
    quit smoking
    This is my first day no cigarette. not to say I would love to have one but I keep putting my mind in...More
    Posted by DebbielovesJesus
    Was this Helpful?
    20 year smoker - kicked it with E-cig
    Used to smoke for roughly 20 years, as we all know a disgusting habit. Have 2 kids and my wife is pregnant...More
    Posted by jadams9240
    Was this Helpful?
    Don't Make It Harder
    I read somewhere that quitting "isn't rocket science". In other words, keep it simple. Quit for right this...More
    Posted by SheriTaylar
    Was this Helpful?
    Just quit.
    Was 20 year, pack a day. Bought Prosmoke. Wasn't nearly good enough. Got an EGO with the 510 refillable...More
    Posted by mikemeemah
    Was this Helpful?
    d
    df
    Posted by mikemeemah
    Was this Helpful?
    Depression of Smokers
    A consequence of smoking that is often overlooked is depression. Symptoms of nicotine dependence are correlated...More
    Posted by jee4764
    Was this Helpful?
    Chantix and Mental Health
    Hello. I just wanted to give a heads up if you decide to use Chantix for quitting smoking Please,...More
    Was this Helpful?
    The real reason you don't quit.
    The only way to quit is WANTING to quit. Get some self-discipline and man-up. It is all 100% about will...More
    Posted by paulk1984
    Was this Helpful?
    What might work for those who have tried everythin...
    Many smokers feel they have already tried everything…..cold turkey, hypnosis, patches,...More
    Was this Helpful?

    Helpful Tips

    Might glucose help smokers to quit?Expert
    We all know that when you stop smoking your appetite increases, and often people get a particular craving for sweet foods. It seems as ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    21 of 26 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.