What would happen if you quit smoking? Just thinking about where you stand on your smoking is a great first step.
It may seem hard to quit. But when you do, you'll look back and see it as one of the best things you've ever done.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and keep a list of the medicines you take.
You have your own reasons for quitting. Why do you want to quit? Are any of these reasons YOUR reasons?
It's hard to quit smoking. But if you know what to expect, it can help. These are some common situations you may face.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of: September 26, 2018
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Michael F. Bierer, MD - Internal Medicine
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