Patient Comments: Nicotine - Quitting


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Comment from: normnormand, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 05

I stopped smoking with the help of nicotine patches, for 11 months, till 4 months ago. I got them for free so I thought I'd try it, especially because I feel a strong need to stop. I have breathing problems; COPD (weak lungs). I wish I could get free patches again, I really need to stop and stay stopped. It's never easy but, nothing is impossible!

Comment from: Lou, 75 or over Male (Caregiver) Published: September 20

This article is only bolstering the idea that vaping is most likely harmful and worth avoiding even if you want to use it as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. There is a noticeable difference between smoking and vaping and one that turned me away from smoking cigarettes for good.


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