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How can I quit smoking ? please advise


I have smoked 30+ cigs/day for almost 40 years now. Recently i was diagonised as COPD patient.

Doctors have advised me to cease smoking altogether, but, despite my best efforts i have been able to reduce it only to 8-10 cigs/day.

Any suggestions if reduction in smoking will help me at all or i need to quit it for good.


Asked On : Tue, 28 Sep 2010
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  User's Response
Welcome To Health Care Magic,
Smoking is the leading cause of PCOD.There is no cure for COPD but you will have to quit smoking as it will slow down the lung damage.Even you have to make sure that no one else smokes at home in front of you.The disease will get worse if you dont quit smoking.

Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
Nephrologist Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha's  Response
Thanks for the query
Your copd has already set in. Try to restrict smoking to cease worsening of the lung. Use nicotine patches and also psychiatric help.
Have a healthy living
Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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