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Steps 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 u?
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   pl proceed wd ur query?
User :   i'm 24 yrs old and work in the IT industry...
Doctor :   k
User :   i have this bad habit of smoking.. for close to 6 yrs now...
Doctor :   k
User :   my last 3 and half yrs of work was in night shifts..
Doctor :   how many cigs daily u smoke?
User :   and it took a toll on my health - my food habits, my sleeping habits and my very routine...
Doctor :   k
User :   close to a pack (10 nos)
User :   or even more on some days...
Doctor :   so what exactly ur probs r?
Doctor :   k that s gr8 enough
User :   take an average of 10-15 per day... i now realize the need of quitting smoking...
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   and that it's the best thing that i can do for myself...
User :   i have very bad appetite and come across sleeping problems at times
User :   i have lost a lot of weight eversince i stopped smoking...
Doctor :   k have u ever taken any medications
Doctor :   or visited doctors
User :   no... i mean ever since i started smoking...
User :   no.. never
Doctor :   well if u want to quit smoking u have to
Doctor :   have good will power

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