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How to get rid of smoking?

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can you help me in getting my husband quit smoking.
Posted Tue, 31 Jul 2012 in Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
Answered by Dr. Susanta Padhy 2 hours later

Kindly answer me the following for better answer

1. Do you think that he is habituated / addicted to it
2. Nature of education and occupation
3. details of family circumstances
4. Any coexisting medical condition like chronic cough etc
5. Does he take any other substance like alcohol etc
6. To what extent is he willing for quitting

I anticipate reply
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Follow-up: How to get rid of smoking? 3 minutes later
Hi Doctor,

He is addicted to it
He is M.Sc clinical Research and mostly have travelling job..otherwise its sedentary life style
family circumstances are good enough
having little coughing
he takes once aweek
he want to quit it, as that is the only reason for tension between us
Answered by Dr. Susanta Padhy 1 hour later

Motivation according to you is good and you say that he wants to quit and is the only reason of tension between you.

In this regard "Tobacco cessation clinic" under "deaddiction centre of NIMHANS", Bangalore.

Here you can take online appointment at "www.nimhans XXXXXXX".

Treatment followed usually are nicotine replacement therapy and behavior / psychotherapy if needed. Usually takes 12 weeks.

Hope this piece of information will help you

Wish you good luck, XXXXXXX

I am available for further discussions
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