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Motivation to quit smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   I have a querry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   I have been smoking for the last 10 yrs & i want to quit smoking now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How many packs are you smoking per day
User :   I use to smoke almost 10 cigarretes per day. Earlier i use to smoke 5 fags, now it has increased to 10
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   First you can start by reducing the number.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep yourself busy whenever you get an urge to smoke
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to make it a group effort
User :   Ok Doctor, I hve another issue in my mind
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am quite scared that i will not end up having Cancer or any other diseases.
Doctor :   Do you have a family history of cancer, High BP and High cholesterol?
User :   Nopes
User :   I hve a High BP
Doctor :   Can you mention your age, gender, occupation, height and weight?
User :   My dad too had High BP Problems

Doctor :   Then you should be adequately motivated to quit smoking. I suggest that you get a Fasting Lipid Profile done preferably done at a repured centre
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