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Smoking (Cigarette)

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What method did you use to quit smoking? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: unicorn38, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: November 06

I tried everything to quit smoking multiple times with no success. The only method I was successful with was the nicotine patch for 10 weeks. I have now quit for over 1 year, and I feel great. No thoughts or urges to smoke at all. I am free!

Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

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American Cancer Society. Cigarette Smoking.

American Lung Association. Tobacco Industry Marketing.

Centers for Disease Control. Tobacco Use.

FDA.gov. Cigarette Warning Labels.

Gundel, L., et al., Formation of carcinogens indoors by surface-mediated reactions of nicotine with nitrous acid, leading to potential thirdhand smoke hazards. PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0912820107, 2010

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