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Offline redchill

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Should I ask a doctor about stopping smoking?
« on: 25/06/2008 11:05:16 »
Iím using chantix for quit smoking but without consult of any doctors. I found some information on chantix precautions at  newbielink:http://www.chantixhome.com/chantix_precautions.html [nonactive] . Is this enough for me? Or I should consult with a doctor as well?

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« Reply #1 on: 25/06/2008 11:50:26 »
On their home page they state that it's a prescription medication.  I would think it unwise to be taking any prescription medication without consulting a doctor first.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 25/06/2008 20:25:54 »
Have a careful talk to yourself, look at pictures black cancerous lungs, people who have lost both legs due to gangrene,and those dying a horrible death from emphysema or bladder cancer. This will really wake you up, and then you will be ready for help
 

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« Reply #3 on: 07/12/2008 06:42:35 »
I am trying quit smoking and took Chantix. After a week I noticed tinnitus and then found in internet the same symptoms from many people who had taken Chantix. But they donít mention in instruction about it.
See blog newbielink:http://waysquitsmoking.blogsome.com [nonactive].
You can have online doctor advice on site newbielink:http://expertadvice.weebly.com/medicine.html [nonactive] in a moment just call them or email.
« Last Edit: 07/12/2008 06:49:33 by Krasa »
 

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Should I ask a doctor about stopping smoking?
« Reply #4 on: 08/12/2008 09:03:07 »
Have a careful talk to yourself, look at pictures black cancerous lungs, people who have lost both legs due to gangrene,and those dying a horrible death from emphysema or bladder cancer. This will really wake you up, and then you will be ready for help
A big influence in helping me to stop smoking was the death of 2 family friends through smoking related cancers, one mid 40's, the other 50. Also, the fact that I wanted to still be able to play football etc with my boys when they reached that age without collapsing into a heaving heap. I gave up 4 years ago without any withdrawal repercussions, so it can be done without medication, if you have the incentive.
 

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Should I ask a doctor about stopping smoking?
« Reply #5 on: 08/12/2008 09:11:45 »
If you do not have the will to stop smoking, nothing can help you.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 08/12/2008 09:14:22 »
Apart from death.....cor, morbid Monday. And other songs the Bangles didn't write.
 

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