Use These Strategies And You Will No Longer Need A Cigarette

Many people will admit that quitting smoking was one of the hardest things they have ever done. No cure is 100% effective in all smokers, but each potential quitting method works for a segment of the population. It may be necessary for you to do a bit of research to discover the methods that will work for you. The below tips will help you quit successfully. 
Find a way to quit smoking that works for you, but try to do it little by little. Quitting cold turkey is definitely not recommended. A massive majority of smokers that try to quit cold turkey fail. Nicotine is extremely addictive, so use a patch, therapy or medication. Using these treatments will help you avoid withdrawal symptoms so that you can more easily stop smoking for good.
You should try the delay tactic when you feel like you absolutely have to have a cigarette. Tell yourself that you will wait 10 minutes and then find a way to distract yourself for that time period. Usually, after the 10 minutes have passed, any craving will have gone away. If you still feel the urge, repeat the process! Tell yourself you’ll wait five to ten minutes before smoking.
Your doctor may be able to help you stop smoking if you can’t do it by yourself. A doctor may prescribe medication to ease your efforts. Not only will your doctor be able to offer you medicine, they can provide information on support groups and help hotlines that can enhance your ability to succeed in quitting.
Get the support of your loved ones, so you can stop smoking more easily. It’s critical, however, that they understand that you want positive support, not reproach. So, let people around you know that you’re going to stop smoking and that your mood is going to change because of this. It is difficult to stop smoking, so you need the support of loved ones.
If you want to stop smoking, talk to your physician. It is possible that your doctor has has resources that you don’t. Your doctor will also be able to write you a prescription for medication to help you quit smoking, if he or she feels that it is necessary.
There are many healthy ways of handling stress. Try the gym. Consider developing a new hobby. What about getting a massage? You could put your focus on a game or enjoyable book instead of smoking. Even a visit with a good friend can keep your mind off smoking.
Quit as many times as you need to. Most people do not successfully stop smoking the first time they try. Every time you try to quit, make it a goal to go longer without a cigarette than the last time you tried. As soon as you do light up again, set another quit date. Each time, make sure to extend the period between cigarettes an additional week. Eventually, one of your efforts will become permanent.
It can be very difficult to quit smoking, and the same method will not work for everyone. However, this does not mean that quitting is impossible. You can be successful by using some of the tips from the article above if you also have some support and motivation. The suggestions below may be helpful to you.


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