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Health hazards of Smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   good morning sir
User :   how are you
Doctor :   Good Morning
Doctor :   How are you doing
User :   doctor i need an help
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   am fine
User :   i want to stop smoking
User :   i tried my best but again i starts
Doctor :   Since when are you smoking and Approximately how much do you smoke per day
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i hav been smoking since 1999
User :   Age: 24; Gender: Male; Occupation: Logistics Incharge; Marital Status: Married; Weight: 89 Kg; Height: 185 cm; Dependents: yes
Doctor :   How many Cigrettes do you smoke per day
User :   i smoke 12 to 15 per day
Doctor :   Have you tried Quitting Smoking any time earlier
User :   yes i have tried 2007 dec i stopped for 22 days and started again
User :   last week i stopped for 2 days then started again
User :   i hav tht willingness to stop but fails
Doctor :   the Best way in your case would be
Doctor :   To gain more and more knowledge as to the adverse effects of
Doctor :   Smoking and Educate your self as much and more
User :   how and frm where i can get educated on the adverse effects
Doctor :   and follow rigorous measures towards quitting Smoking
Doctor :   There are many sites on the Web related to it
User :   can u pls let me know some
Doctor :   and however i shall be briefing you regarding them
Doctor :   Nicotine is habit forming. Half of the battle in quitting is knowing you need to quit. This knowledge will help you be more able to deal with the symptoms of withdrawal that can occur, such as bad moods and really wanting to smoke.
Doctor :   nicotine replacement products (gum and patches)are available from Leading Drug Stores but there is no easy way.
User :   Dr i dont want to get addicted to anything else quitting from cigrette
Doctor :   No it is not addiction Forming since the Desired effects that you get from Tobacco are much greater than from the Gums and Patches
User :   k
Doctor :   Smoking causes coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.1 Cigarette smokers are 2รข??4 times more likely to develop coronary heart disease than nonsmokers
Doctor :   Cigarette smoking approximately doubles a person's risk for stroke that is Cerebro vascular disorder and causing the
Doctor :   Circulatory failure in your Brain cells
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Doctor :   Cigarette smoking causes reduced circulation by narrowing the blood vessels (arteries). Smokers are more than 10 times as likely as nonsmokers to develop peripheral vascular disease
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