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Have habit of chewing pan. How to quit it forever?

i doctor i had the habbit of chewing pan and then i quit it completely after nearly 9 months i just started agin and it s again 15-days, i seriously want to quit it, i associated my habit with so many things which i find near and dear if i quit this this will happen....(good or bad), i promised on myself, and people close to me and god too...but again i pacify myself in giving excuses....i already spoiled my teeth and underwent treatment and i was so happy when i quit now i re-started and feel so guilty and i really want to kick it out from my life forever.....( i don t smoke or drink,and dosn t have any other habits...)
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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if you are having this this habit since many years, then suddenly quitting it is not a good idea. it will hamper your mental peace & balance, you get depressed at times or become very restless.
so first slowly try reducing the no. of pan you eat everyday.
for eg. if you eat 3-4 pan per day then for a month make it 2, then next month make it 1, then after few months make it 1 alternative days, then later on cut down to 1 pan in 2 or 3 days. like this slowly quitting the habit will help you for long term rather than suddenly quitting.
Answered: Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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