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Wants to quit smoking, frequency reduced, no cough, smokes due to work pressure, to reduce weight. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hai
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i use to smoke a day three cigarates want quit and basic steps to do it
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   i 28year old married having 1 baby girl 1year 4 months old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   Ok
User :   morinig1 afternoon 1 eve 1
Doctor :   May I know the duration of smoking?
User :   more than 4 years
User :   currently frequency has reduced
Doctor :   Since how many years are you smoking?
User :   before a day it was 5-6 per day
Doctor :   Ok
User :   before means 2 years before
User :   i got married on may 2009
Doctor :   Ok
User :   since that reduced to 3-4 max per day
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no cough
Doctor :   Do you have any symptoms like recurrent cough?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i between there will be chest pain
Doctor :   The best way to quit smoking is determination.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As you have already reduced to 3 ciggarettes per day, it would be easy to completely quit.
User :   i will stop for 1 month then after that slowly will start
User :   sorry to interruupt
Doctor :   You can use these following measures: Doctor :   1.
Doctor :   No problem.
User :   itwas before stsus
User :   it was beofre status..
Doctor :   1. during the urge of smoking you can divert your mind to some work or can have something.
User :   now currently i have reduced while i spend the time with my child
User :   the somke happens on office area
User :   due to work pressure it pulls me out
Doctor :   2. Avoid stress and stress related substances which produces the urge of smoking like avoid excess tea or coffee.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i m having only 2 tea per day
User :   U MEAN nicoorete
Doctor :   3. You can opt nicotine gums which would help you reducing the urge as it supplies nicotine gradually required for your brain.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Yes, nicorette or any other available brand.
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   These gums are usually followed in a chew and park method.
User :   another one is to reduce my weight
User :   i am 172 cm 86 kg weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   Chew the gum completely and park it in between the teeth and the mucosa.
Doctor :   this will gradually reduce nicotine.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   chew gum can lead to asthma i have heared some were before
Doctor :   We have experienced dietitians who will plan a personalised diet for you along with physical exercises.
User :   ok fine thank u...Dr.
Doctor :   do not worry. It might be possible only in asthmathic people.
Doctor :   So do not worry.
User :   ashmta is there for my grandfather
Doctor :   I will ask my customer care executive to call you regarding the diet appointment after this live chat.
Doctor :   OK
User :   even i have sinus
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   For sinus, you can try with steam inhalation three to four times a day.
Doctor :   Consume boiled water regularly.
User :   i having boiled water daily
User :   i will have stem vapour from today eve
User :   ok
Doctor :   And see an ENT specialist for complete care of sinus problems.
User :   since from my childhood i have sinus..even my father have
Doctor :   As if recurent you might need surgical clearance of the sinus.
Doctor :   Sure, you can start on the vapour in the steam.
User :   my child hood was in valparai it is in coimbatore dist tamilnadu
User :   its like hill sation
User :   nearly 14 years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   are you there?..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no i havent taken yet
Doctor :   Was any X ray of the face for sinus done?
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Please see an ENT specialist and get X ray of the sinuses done to know the degree of inflammation present and for the treatment would follow accordingly.
User :   ok fine sir..thanku...
User :   ye sir...
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   nothing else tnks...
Doctor :   Are there any more quieries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   wish u happy and energetic day a head
Doctor :   Same to you too.
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