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Ways to Quit smoking addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Sir, I wana quit smoking can you suggest me a way to do that?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   28 - M - Software Engineer ---Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   No.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you tried to quit till date?
User :   No.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the first step is to get motivated adequately
Doctor :   you should strongly believe in the cause
Doctor :   as to why you are quitting
Doctor :   you should always constantly remember the adverse effects
User :   Is there any alternative not to get the pinch to smoke?
Doctor :   there are nicotine tablets
Doctor :   but not many comply with them
Doctor :   the best way is to try by natural methods
Doctor :   try to find a partner to quit smoking
User :   Can you suggest me the natural methods?
Doctor :   just abstinence by will power
Doctor :   try to engage yourself
Doctor :   in any activity whenever
Doctor :   you feel like smoking
Doctor :   also avoid being with people who smoke
User :   Does Nicotine tablets have side effects?
Doctor :   they can be used
Doctor :   but many dont find them effective
Doctor :   you can try them
User :   Do they have any side effects?
Doctor :   the most caommon effect is bad taste
Doctor :   nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, seizures and low blood pressure.
Doctor :   can also be there
Doctor :   it isnt really supported now
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Sorry...
User :   I was busy with some other work..
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   Are you the same person to whom I was speaking with
Doctor :   no but i have your chat history
User :   I need a way to quit smoking
Doctor :   Have you tried any Medthods before
Doctor :   Are you there Chary ?
User :   Not till now. If you can suggest one I can follow it.
Doctor :   approximately how many cigerettes do you smoke
User :   5-6 on working days and on week ends nearly 10
Doctor :   and since when are you smoking that way
User :   2years.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There are medications that can help you stop Smoking and that will help you as long as you take it and then it will recyr
User :   Can you let me know what are those?
Doctor :   Lobelia Supplements..
User :   Any side effects by having them?
Doctor :   They would not have any but then it would not be complete,, cure since it would cause remissions..
User :   Will be back in 5 min
Doctor :   sure
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