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Smoke very much. How to quit it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 24-Jul-2013
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Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I AM SMOKER, HOW TO QUIT THAT
Doctor:There are many ways to do that
Doctor:First you have to decide a date when you will quit
User:I ALAYS DONE THAT, BUT NERER SUCCESS FUL ONT THAT
Doctor:Then you have to let your doctor know what withdrawal symptoms you have
Doctor:Take medicines to keep away the symptoms
Doctor:ok
Doctor:What brings you back to smoke?
User:STRESS
Doctor:ok
Doctor:For stress you can try other better things
Doctor:Meditation works best
User:LIKE?
Doctor:Breathing techniques help
User:AND OTHERS
Doctor:relaxation techniques help temporarily
User:HOW WOULD THAT BE DONE
Doctor:Autogenic training: This technique uses both visual imagery and body awareness to move a person into a deep state of relaxation. The person imagines a peaceful place and then focuses on different physical sensations, moving from the feet to the head. For example, one might focus on warmth and heaviness in the limbs, easy, natural breathing, or a calm heartbeat.
User:R U THERE
Doctor:Progressive muscle relaxation: This technique involves slowly tensing and then releasing each muscle group individually, starting with the muscles in the toes and finishing with those in the head.
Doctor:These are two types of relaxation techniques
User:ONE MORE QUEYR
Doctor:yes
User:WANT TO INCREASE THE IRON AND CALCIUM SUPPLEMENTS INTHE DIET
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Calcium is found in milk and milk products
Doctor:For iron green vegetables like spinach are taken
Doctor:Then if you are anemic
Doctor:then you need supplements like dexorange syrup
Doctor:Calcium supplement is shelcal tb
User:CAN I GET A DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION
User:AS THE CHEMIST MAY BE REQUIRING THAT
Doctor:For calcium and iron you do not need prescription
Doctor:These are available over-the counter
User:in case the medicines which require prescription then\
Doctor:Then you have to go to a physician and get a written prescription
User:ok thanx doc
Doctor:ok
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