Effects of smoking for 10 years

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I smoked for several years and wanted to quit while my wife was pregnant with our first son. I loved <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span>, I enjoyed all aspects <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> it. I thought about quitting <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> about a month and thought about ways to taper off. This was way before patches, gum, ect one day I was by a pond and bent over and the pack of cigarettes fell out of my pocket and into the water. That was the last I smoked, it was hard for about 5 yrs not to give in.
I quit using Chantix and I have been "quit" for 1 yr. 3 mos. 3 wks. and 1 dy. I smoked for 38 years and never believed I would be able to say that I am an ex : ) Chantix has it's side effects but I was one of the lucky ones and only had a bit of queasiness. There are many choices for your quit so do your research and you may want to start off at whyquitdotcom We are here for support so if you have any questions or just need the help, post.
I have smoked about a pack a day <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 5 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span>. Im 11 weeks now and still <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> 2 to 3 cigarettes a day I tried to stop all together but when I dont smoke thats whwn I seem to throw up.
It was hard, ive read it takes around a month <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> no <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> cravings to subside, also meditation is also very good. Very healthy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> your mind too. Just find a quiet spot, it helps a lot with stress and just focus on your breathing and just get lost in it. Good luck i hope this helps!
Just found out I was pregnant and I smoke cigarettes Im well aware <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>effects</span> it can have on my unborn child. Its hard to quit and my bf is getting impatient and upset with me because of it. What can I do to kick this habit?
ive been smoking a pack a day <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 9-<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span>, chantix has worked <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> some, i think its kinda like suboxone in a way it blocks the receptors that put of the good feeling, and you just start to find it pointless to smoke b/c its not doing nothing
I am having a hell of a time trying to quit <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span>. Heres the thing, I quit <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> eleven <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> ago along with all <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the street drugs I did. I smoked cigarettes for 15 years, and when I went through detox and rehab I started again. I feel like I want to quit, but after all I went through giving up my opiates, this is the strange part, I don't want to let go of the cigarettes. I am wondering if my addicted brain is somehow trying to keep any kind of addiction going on.
I've smoked <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span>+ <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> and both <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> my pregnancies I stopped the day I found out. When I was pregnant the 1st time I ddidn't even have cravings. I thibk its because we wanted a baby for years and couldnt get pregnant and so i Didn't want anything to go wrong.
i smoked like 16 years and when i found i was pregnant i stoped in a week and now im not <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 6 months..its nice ..its a big motivation as u feel that u have given the best u can <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the baby and if something happenss it wont be ur faullt...it some kind of releive and it worked for me...although i gained a lot of weight bit thats a different topic:)ohh btw i was smoking a pack and a half.
You are putting yourself at risk <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> preeclampsia (high blood pressure). Thats the only risk I can think <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> right now to you, it mostly could harm your baby. If you want advixe on substitution, not only does water help bc it can replace the need for the repetitice hand motion, it also helps cleanse the nicotine from the body quicker. Good luck to you and your baby momma.
Theres a lot <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> research done on <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> and cancer and a lot <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> other things. And just one more tiny point here, if your body is addicted and you cant stop smoking with a snap of finger, dont you think its unfair to make a newborn go threw that? Because once that baby is off your blood supply itll go threw withdrawl at only a couple hours old. And anyone can try and find a defense to that but point is if baby is eating what your eating and getting all its nutrient from ur body.....
Miley, I am very proud of you for.cutting back. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span>, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> those <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> you who don't know, is actually harder to quit than heroin. Yes it can cause complications, but unfortunately, as with cancer, and most other diseases and health problems, they don't discriminate. You could go your whole pregnancy and do everything perfect and still lose your child. That being said, shame on those of you who were lecturing.
if you have diabetes and you smoke... add the gym into the equation. And if you can reduce tobacco in your spliffs and abstain from alcohol consumption...
I smoked a long time as a teen, quit <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> and started back 8 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> or so I've quit again cause of health concerns and need advice.I 've got acid reflux, pains that are scary and wake up at 3:00 every night with pain in my chest.Its my 6th day and hope things will get better.I've read about the acid reflux and doing things to help it .It took 4 days to get rid of the head aces. I'm 49 am wishing I had never messed with the stuff, unfriendly,eeritable,and these pains are no fun.
Every link you find that lists risk factors for developing a thyroid disease lists <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> as a risk factor. I say that as a smoker <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> 35 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> now. I can't explain any <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> what you have experienced other than to say I feel it is coincidental. It's possible that stopping smoking stressed your system to the point it threw off your hormones. If that's true, another stressor will come along eventually and do the same thing.
Your risk <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> death from lung cancer has declined by almost half if you were an average smoker (one pack per day). Your risk of cancer of the mouth, throat and esophagus has now decreased. 15 years: Your risk of coronary heart disease is now that of a person who has never smoked.
It is believed that if you leave <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 3 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span>, you are a confirmed non-smoker. Before 3 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> you are a prospective non-smoker. I did yoga, meditation, Reiki, acupressure naturopaty. NOthing helped. Only a chance and a challenge helped me. So I think, pregnancy is right opportunity to leave smoking. Every smoker has to find a chance which help you to say good-bye to smoking. I had no withdrawal symptoms.
you can do this, but not unless you are willing to suck it up and suffer the concequences <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> oxy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 4-5 months. how badly do you want it. you have to start with ending all relationships with the contacts you get from, legal or not. and all friends you use with. there are sacrifices, but they are well worth the end results. BEING CLEAN AND SOBER. in the health pages to the right of this page you will find a link,there is the thomas recipe and the amino protocolls..
hi your doing great don't be tempted, when you get a craving if its handy suck an ice cube, i have not smoked for eleven months, but still get the odd craving, when i get a craving i immediately get up and do something anything to distract myself from thinking about ciggarrets, suck a boiled sweet go for a walk, take a shower, clean the windows anything the craving only lasts a few seconds if you distract yourself, whatever you do for your healths sake DONT SMOKE AGAIN, its a great feeling no
I stopped on May 10th. But I was at a 6 a day dose <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> Norco 7.50/325 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the last 2 months <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> so <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> that 2years. Before the the last 2 months I was at 6-8 a day. I did a taper plan. Went down one pill every 2 days. I did fell some mild w/d on the day I stepped down a pill. I was kinda scared on the day of no pills. But it just felt like a step down day. After a couple weeks, and adding exercise to my day + a little PT job in addition to my FT job, it took my mind off things.
Peto says that the bottom line is that quitting smoking before middle age will add an average of <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> life back. Cigarette <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> accounts <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> about 443,000 deaths each year in the U.S. In fact, tobacco use kills more people than HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol, vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined.
) --- 1m 1w <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span>:32 smoke-free, 558 cigs not smoked, $153.
My wife had COPD <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> prior to her death in June <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> last year. I also was diagnosted with COPD back in the 80's, but have had no breathing problems since quitting smoking 10 years ago. My wife used a Nonin finger-top blood oxygen meter, and occasionally I would check my blood O2 and found it 94-95 through the years.
Please Help. I have had 24/7 frontal head pain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span>. I get the pain on top <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the head also and stiff neck. I have had mri's, cat scans, botox, accupuncture. Tried many different pain medications, had two sinus surgerys with no help. Please help not sure what else to do. Im in so much pain all the time.
And the one thing that has happened everyday <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> is that I wake up not refreshed. I feel so exhausted that it is hard <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> me to get to work. Its a terrible fatigue and almost like a slow burn in my arms and legs. Another thing: my bloodwork always shows elevated SED rate and C Reactive Protein...so there is inflammation in my body but we don't know where. Does this sound like fibro or some other chronic illness that Dr's are not finding?
One becomes undetectable early on in tx, lets say the 6th week , then there is nothing to replicate, if one had an occasional glass <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> wine. Is that correct? Alcohol can diminish the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>effects</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> interferon and render them moot. At week 6 you can't possibly know in a million years if you are truly really UND and SVR. As GreatBird said that is why we must continue treatment for many more weeks and train our immune systems to continue beating down any occult virus that may be hiding.
Reminds me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> when I was driving tow truck 15 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>years</span> ago. Two old guys were hit head on by another car. The drivers side was hit the worst and the driver walked away. The guy on the passenger side bumped his head on the dash and had a heart attact and died ! So what killed the passenger ? The car crash or the heart attact?
The website for thae study is www,eurjcancerprev.com/pt/re/ejcp/abstract. I really was not aware <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> the total health <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>effects</span> from <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> and am wrought with anxiety and am paralyzed with fear and am hoping you will reply.
Believe it or not, one of the MD's told me to keep smoking cigarettes. He actually said that <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> is great <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> temporary relief <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>of</span> anxiety. Couldn't believe he said that...although I know what it does, is forces me to breathe in a certain manner...deep breaths, in a controlled manner. I know now he was very wrong about the cigarettes, but breathing exercises do help with the anxiety issues.
then after the 1st i just keep smoking them all day long. I have only been a hardcore smoker <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>10</span>-11 months. But I have been <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>smoking</span> off and on for the past 4 yrs when i use to do drugs. So my question is will it be any easier for me to quit since i haven't smoked for long? Also should i get chantix from my doc.?
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