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What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby Reckenzie » Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:32 am

Hello mate,

I am much interested to know what would you suggest for a Kidney Patient alternative to smoking. Does their any other method which can help him to quit smoking asap. If you know guys please let me know.

Thank you so much!
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby wagolynn » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:57 pm

Hi Reckenzie,

From what I have observed.

The only method that works, requires A) The desire to quit, and B) The will to quit.

Once that is sorted out, just not having the next one works, a smoking diary to record any relapses (with a score so progress can be seen), a new interest (to divert attention), and supportive (preferably non-smoking) friends.
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby Thumps » Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:45 am

Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking. Totally worked for me.
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby Reckenzie » Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:39 pm

Hey guys,

Thank you so much for your cooperation and reply. However, can e-juice, e-cigarettes, vaping help? I think so. But does there any bad effects if I follow those one of the method?

Please let me know!
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby wagolynn » Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:57 pm

The logic does not add up.

I am addicted to nicotine, which I get from tobacco smoke.

I will get my nicotine fix from another source, this will end my addiction.

As I said, the logic just doe's not add up.
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby Reckenzie » Sun Oct 23, 2016 2:46 pm

I am not sure what to do in order to quit smoking. But I searched a little bit and found few website which offer different kind of methods like this one https://www.blacknote.com/the-future-of-vaping/ The above sites are offering different methods I mentioned above. Can I use one of the method?

Please let me know. Thanks!
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby JMan » Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:58 pm

Support willpower..

You could try hypnosis, which is non invasive..

http://www.hypnosisdownloads.com/quit-smoking/smoking
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Re: What would you suggest for a patient?

Postby rheaybou » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:02 am

Thankfully I have never been addicted to cigarettes. However like giving up/cutting back on something you enjoy willpower is key. So distance yourself from the triggers that make you want to smoke.

The day I was diagnosed / started dialysis my younger brother stopped from 20-30 a day (in the Royal Navy) to zero so he would be fit and considered as a living donor. Sometime you just need a little motivation.

Good luck as I can't imagine how hard it could be to quit.

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