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Advice on Nicotine De-addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi dr
Doctor :   Hi
User :   How to quit the smoking habbit?
User :   pls tell me some tips
Doctor :   surely i will help
Doctor :   1. Be prepared daily . Self motivate daily. You can tell your self daily
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. There are Nicotine gums which can be used in place of cigarettes
User :   ok
Doctor :   when you do not smoke , your blood nicotine levels falls and you become jittery and there will be craving. In such cases, chew the gums
Doctor :   They have nicotine and they do the same action.
Doctor :   You can find the gums in Pharmacy
User :   ok
Doctor :   Of course, they taste bad but you will get used to it
Doctor :   Just like chewing gums
Doctor :   Do you follow?
User :   ya.. i will try
User :   :)
Doctor :   Good
User :   Thanks Dr.
Doctor :   One more thing!
Doctor :   Behavioral Modification one word has best implication
Doctor :   What makes you smoke? Notice it. Avoid the the situation. OK
User :   sure
Doctor :   You know better than me , every individual has some point of day where he would like to smoke
User :   ya.. u r rit
Doctor :   Instead of smoking get other habits at that particular time. May be calling mom, wife, watching TV, drinking tea or coffee
Doctor :   If you can beat that situations you the winner
Doctor :   Try these first
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Please leave your feedback
Doctor :   Bye Good night
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   You welcome
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