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04 Jul 2005

Stop smoking
I am 35-year-old man, a smoker and have been for the past 19 years. I have tried to stop smoking, unsuccessfully using a range of products on the market. I have tried, Nicorette patches, the gum and Zyban just to name a few. Years back, I even tried hypnosis without success. Being unemployed and under constant stress, I use cigarettes as a “crutch” so to speak. I am very underweight, (self conscious about it), and understand that stopping smoking would assist in me gaining weight as well as better my general well being. Currently my BMI is at 16 I feel as though I am at a total loss as what next to do or try with regards to stopping smoking. What do you suggest?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Avee8or, the first thing you do is to stop buying cigarettes (especially since you’re unemployed). Secondly you look for a smoke-enders or something like it in your area (you can also contact CANSA). Many of these cost nothing to join and they are very effective as long as you stick to the program. Good luck.
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