lotus



previous page: Smokers FAQ
  
page up: Health and Body Pampering
  
next page: Alternative Medicine Therapies

Stop Smoking FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about methods to Stop Smoking

This Stop Smoking FAQ was compiled and written by 70424.57@compuserve.com with numerous contributions by others.

-1. What is a FAQ?
A FAQ is a collection of Frequently Asked Questions occurring in ...
-2. What is Alt.Support.Stop-Smoking?
Alt.Support.Stop-Smoking is a Usenet newsgroup - a public forum ...
-3. What are the basic rules of "Netiquette"?
[An excellent site for learning about Usenet, Netiquette, and the ...
-4. How do I access the newsgroup?
I wish I could tell you. How you access Usenet (the newsgroup branch of ...
-5. Why Alt.Support.Stop-Smoking?
Posted by Ian Fraigun, August 1995:...
-6. I need help! Why isn't anyone answering my post?
AS3 is an unmoderated Usenet group. That means that your post goes ...
-7. Who runs the group?
Well, no one, in fact, and everyone. It's a self-monitored anarchy in ...
-8. Does AS3 have a political agenda?
Emphatically NOT. Our only focus is on recovering from nicotine addiction....
-9. What's the discussion like? Are you all biting each other's heads off in a nicotine-withdrawal frenzy?
Not usually. :) Not only are we civil in general, but time and time again,...
-10. When can I start posting?
You don't have to lurk until the day you quit; if you've begun to ...
-11. What are some of the quirky phrases and eccentricities I'll find on AS3?
During the life of the newsgroup certain phrases and customs unique to ...
-12. Where can I get one of those nifty meters?
Not only are AS3 subscribers intelligent, witty, sympathetic ...
-13. How can I tell if I'm addicted?
The World Health Organization uses these guidelines to diagnose ...
-14. When I quit, will I be a NON- or an EX-smoker?
Whether you call yourself a non-smoker or an ex-smoker is entirely up ...
-15. What is the Quit List?
The Quit List is a list of members' names, e-mail addresses, and dates ...
-16. What is the Milestones List?
The Milestones List honours, each week, those members who will be ...
-17. What is the AS3 COMPOST ?
The COMPOST is the AS3 newsgroup's Policy On Commercial Posting. ...
-18. Where can I find the AS3 WWW homepage?
You've probably already found it! But in case you found this FAQ from ...
-19. What archived material compiled by the AS3 newsgroup can I get free of charge?
The AS3 Archive contains classic posts, most of which originally ...
-20. Are there other related groups or information sources?
There are now numerous resources available on the WWW dealing with ...
-21. Can you recommend any books on quitting smoking?
The bulk of this brief bibliography is courtesy of Pete Dako. If you ...
-22. Is there anything fun about quitting smoking?
Sure! You'll be among wonderful and varied group of people, many ...
-23. Why is quitting smoking so difficult?
You have probably quit smoking (or using tobacco in another form) before,...
-24. I smoke lights. Aren't they safer?
(Excerpted from New York Times News Service, May 2, 1994)...
-25. Are cigars any better?
[From the on-line page Ask Dr. Weil, Copyright 1994, 1995, 1996, ...
-26. Should I switch from smoking to smokeless (chewing) tobacco?
It would be a very poor trade-off to use smokeless tobacco as a ...
-27. How can I prepare to quit smoking or chewing tobacco?
It is generally agreed around here that preparation is the single ...
-28. How long will the physical withdrawal last?
Physical withdrawal symptoms last anywhere from between 48 hours to ...
-29. Can't I have just one last one?
And then what? You don't want just one more, you want every one. ...
-30. What is the best method for quitting?
The best method to use for quitting is the method that works for you. ...
-30.a. Rational Emotive Therapy (RET)
I put this one first because it can be - and IMHO, should be, - used ...
-30.b. Cold Turkey
This is certainly the cheapest, oldest, and simplest method: just ...
-30.c. The Patch
(Material for this FAQ was contributed from various sources, as credited.)...
-30.d. Nicotine Gum
Another form of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is chewing gum ...
-30.e. Nicotine Nasal Spray
[Provided by Dixie, randixoe@digisys.net]...
-30.f. Cutting down
Is there one among us who has not tried cutting down our tobacco intake ...
-30.g. Acupuncture/Acupressure
i. Before ...
-30.h. Hypnosis
[Contributed by Michiko Walraven :...
-30.i. Herbs
Herbal Teas. Excerpt from: Using Herbs To Quit Smoking by ...
-30.j. Cream of Tartar
A few of us (myself included) saw this remedy presented on some ...
-30.k. Zyban a/k/a Wellbutrin and Other Antidepressants, w/ or w/o NRT
Wellbutrin (generic name, bupropion) was recently released under the ...
-30.l. Mecamylamine and the Patch
Another drug being tested in conjunction with the nicotine ...
-30.m. Allen Carr
Discussion of Allen Carr's books (Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop ...
-30.n. Programs
This information was supplied by Carolina Johnson. It is of use mostly ...
-30.o. Alternative Healing
Here are summaries of tools and techniques described in New Choices ...
-31. How do I avoid relapsing during stressful times?
You can avoid a lot of the things that trigger the urge to smoke until ...
-32. I dreamt I smoked!
The 'smoking dream' is a bizarre yet very common phenomenon ...
-33. What about weight gain?
By Michael D. Myers, M.D. , as published on ...
-34. But I don't want to gain weight!
Contributed by Susan ...
-35. Just how does smoking harm my health?
[This was posted to AS3 so long ago that the source has been lost. ...
-36. What are some of the less publicized health risks of smoking?
We all know that smoking greatly increases the risk of ...
-37. How do the numbers from smoking-related deaths compare to other causes of death?
The statistics which follow were obtained from an American Cancer ...
-38. What is metastasis?
By Barry Pekilis:...
-39. What if I quit ... will I ever get better?
Smoking cessation has major and immediate health benefits for men and ...
-40. OK, I quit. Why do I feel worse?
[From CancerNet from the National Cancer Institute. CancerNet News....
-41. On the other hand ... why do I feel so potent?
Smoking robs the bloodstream of oxygen, causing constricted blood ...
-42. I've smoked for so many years, what's the point of quitting now?
By Barry Pekilis:...
-43. How can I urge someone to quit smoking, or encourage someone who is trying to quit?
* Do not pester someone who is trying to quit smoking or who is in ...









TOP
previous page: Smokers FAQ
  
page up: Health and Body Pampering
  
next page: Alternative Medicine Therapies