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Tips for quitting smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi xxxxx
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   actually iam addicted to smoking i wanna quit smoking so please give me some tips
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   25
Doctor :   how long have you been smoking?
User :   3 years
Doctor :   ok- how many cigarettes per day? do you find it very difficult to stay without smoking- even for a few hours?
User :   no much only 4 to 5 per day iam not finding any difficulty for few hours but i find difficulty for whole day if i do not smoke
Doctor :   The most important thing to quit smoking is your Will Power-
Doctor :   once you have that in pace - you can use alternatives like nicotine chewing gum
Doctor :   to help you slowly break the habit
User :   where can i get the nicotine chewing gum from
Doctor :   Important- keep cutting down on the doses of the gum gradually to stop and don't end up getting addicted to it
User :   i that not harmful for health
Doctor :   you can buy it at a pharmacy
Doctor :   It is harmful - but less than cigarettes
User :   ok
User :   how many should i chew for a day
Doctor :   there is no set dose- you only use it when you feel like smoking desperately - to control the urge
User :   ok doctor thank you so much i will try it from today and i will definitely quit smoking whats ur name doctor
Doctor :   I'm Dr. xxxxx
User :   thank u doctor thank u somuch
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   byeeee doctor
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