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Quit Smoking Questions to Think About

Think about the following questions before you try to stop smoking. You may want to talk about your answers with your health care provider.

1. Why do you want to quit?

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2. When you tried to quit in the past, what helped and what didn't?

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3. What will be the most difficult situations for you after you quit? How will you plan to handle them?

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4. Who can help you through the tough times? Your family? Friends? Health care provider?

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5. What pleasures do you get from smoking? What ways can you still get pleasure if you quit?

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Here are some questions to ask your health care provider.

1. How can you help me to be successful at quitting?

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2. What medication do you think would be best for me and how should I take it?

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3. What should I do if I need more help?

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4. What is smoking withdrawal like? How can I get information on withdrawal?

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Quitting takes hard work and a lot of effort, but you can quit smoking.


Print these Question for you and your healthcare provider to help you quit smoking.

For more help quitting, check out the Consumer Guide from the US Surgeon General.