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Trying to to quit smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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User :   hi XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   had spoken to you earlier if u recall
User :   re quit spoling plan
Doctor :  
Yes, I do
Doctor :  
A good move
User :   :((
User :   it flopped.
User :   survived 4 days
Doctor :  
Why?
User :   temptations i guess
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
It will be there for a few days
User :   thts y ws wnting to try the pills
Doctor :  
You can decrease the frequency to start off
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   bt had a party last night .. so today is no smoking day. here we start again :)
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   boss at least tell me first 2 - 3 days dosage of pills in the meanwhile will find a doc n visit him.
Doctor :  
No hurry
Doctor :  
You do it within few days
Doctor :  
Meanwhile try to fight with your temptations
Doctor :  
and reduce it
Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   yup
User :   sorry had a call.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
No problem
User :   hmmmm .. i think this slowly reduce thing dont work really.
Doctor :  
It will
Doctor :  
Have hopes
User :   the best chance i thhought was lXXXXXXXXraging from a Big Party XXXXXXXX n then lead it on.
Doctor :  
If it does not, medications are there to help it
Doctor :  
Even if the medication, if you are not strong enough to control the temptations
Doctor :  
then it will not be fully effective
User :   hmm
Doctor :  
Mind you that, It only decreases the craving
Doctor :  
and does not make it to Zero
Doctor :  
So, both should go hand in hand
Doctor :  
Now XXXXXXXXn while we are chatting
Doctor :  
and you are reading
Doctor :  
some information or coaching is done to the brain to stop
Doctor :  
it
Doctor :  
It happens gradually and partly to be smooth
User :   ok
Doctor :  
So, go on with the good thoughts
Doctor :  
of quitting it
User :   i m kinda hedonist
User :   thts the reason i take to temptations.
User :   guess wht
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
But still you can control
Doctor :  
and decrease it to some extent
Doctor :  
You are already in the process
User :   ya thts wht i am counting on.
Doctor :  
Need to continue to with it
User :   r u on facebook ?
Doctor :  
No
User :   k
Doctor :  
You can contact me at YYYY@YYYY
User :   !
User :   2 mins .. i gotta a call to take.
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Are you there?
User :   s
Doctor :  
I have to close the window as you are not responding. Please chat with our doctors 24/7 for medical queries.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   give me your personal mail ID .. or contact number ?
Doctor :   It is not permitted to do that on this platform
Doctor :  
So, kindly excuse
User :   i'll give you mine. YYYY@YYYY u could drop a line if u like. look forward to hear you.
User :   tc:)
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   filled it up .. as always
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   bbye
Doctor :   Bye
User :   hope to see your mail soon
User :   :)
User :   ?
User :   hv u gt my mail ID ?
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