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You Can Stop Smoking

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog

by: Catherine Olivia The facts are clear. There is nothing worse you could do to adversely affect your health. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death. Women are three times more likely to develop lung cancer then men. Cancer has now replaced heart disease as the number one killer of Americans aged 85 and […]

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I met a patient last week who impressed me. She was a mother and wife who quit a pack and a half a day habit cold turkey. Now if you are reading this blog you know how impressive it is to quit a pack and a half habit cold turkey. It’s tough. Nevertheless she did […]

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HOW TO QUIT IN SEVEN DAYS?

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

You are now ready to consider the following question: How and when do you want to quit smoking? There are only two ways to effectively quit smoking, immediately (cold turkey), or gradually. When you quit gradually, you use various methods to taper off before you have that last cigarette. Neither way is better than the […]

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About 90 percent of successful quitters used individual methods to quit smoking rather than organized quit smoking programs. Most of these smokers who quit on their own used a “cold turkey” approach.1 The best way to quit smoking is to stop smoking completely—not even a puff. Get rid of your cigarettes, ashtrays, lighters, or any […]

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