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Quit Smoking Questions and Answers

Get answers to some frequently asked questions people have while trying to quit smoking.

I've cut back significantly on smoking. It's not so bad for me if I only smoke a little, right?

What are the health benefits of quitting smoking?

I've tried to quit smoking before and it didn't work. What can I do differently to quit for good this time?

Which medications can I take to help me quit smoking?

What about e-cigarettes? Can they help me quit?

Will I gain weight if I quit smoking?

I have friends and family members who smoke, which makes it harder for me to quit. What should I do?

Do you have any suggestions on what I can do instead of having a cigarette?

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Join Freedom From Smoking for more tips to help you quit or call 1-800-LUNGUSA to talk to a specialist at our Lung HelpLine.


    Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel. Last reviewed February 25, 2019.

    Page Last Updated: March 4, 2019

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