A medically proven approach for quittingOffering straightforward and highly effective techniques for those committed to quit smoking, this book explains how to get it done and provides reliable solutions to a life-changing choice. Leading the reader through a program to say goodbye to smoking forever—providing tips, suggestions, and solid support when it's most needed—this updated new edition presents the latest information about over-the-counter and prescription smoking-cessation products and methods, including how they work, what the benefits are, and possible side effects. Each chapter contains checklists for making a plan to quit, identifying and avoiding smoking triggers, and handling cravings, while practical methods for dealing with stress, depression, and concerns about weight gain are also included.
Author BiographyThe American Cancer Society is an organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta.