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What is the best way to get rid of eating pan paraag ?

Hi I need to quit eating Pan paraag.. my age is 38 and I have been into this habit for almost 13 years.. Please let me know what would be the best way to get rid of this habit without any hospitalization
Asked On : Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
Paan parag is harmful to oral health. It can cause oral cancer. Consult your physician about your physical fitness and get pharmacological therapy for quitting tobacco.
Answered: Mon, 4 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Hi welcome to HealthcareMagic

Instead of pan paraag , you can use chocolates or chewing gum.... which has no ill effect on the body, even these things you must taper and stop it... the main thing to avoid chewing pan or smoking is you must divert your concentration towards other works like reading books, watching tv, etc....
Answered: Fri, 24 Jun 2011
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Psychiatrist Dr. Keerthish Shetty's  Response
There are many ways to quit tobacco use and hospitalization is not necessary. However, you should consult a deaddiction specialist/psychiatrist who will guide you regarding the management as it can be tricky at times. Out of the many available options, the doctor may select a combination (example:pharmacological and behaviour therapy) which suits you best.

There are medication which will decrease the withdrawal symptoms as well as the urge to chew tobacco. A detailed consultation with a psychiatrist will give you a good idea. Remember that quitting tobacco is easy, but it is difficult to prevent relapse.
Answered: Sun, 26 Jun 2011
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