Nicotine Addiction and Dependence treatments
Nicotine Addiction and Dependence

Treatments could include:

  • Bowel retraining is a behavior modification program to help people with dysfunctional bowels regain the ability to have normal bowel movements. A complete bowel retraining program has several steps that can help you regain normal bowel function an...
  • Behavioral therapy is a treatment that helps change potentially self-destructing behaviors. It is also called behavioral modification or cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • If and when you try to quit smoking, you may face any number of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Most people who try to quit deal with at least one.
  • Research shows that success comes to smokers who use more than one method to fight cravings and withdrawals. Here are some common and proven treatment options.
  • According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit (CDC, 2012). However, most people who try to quit are not successful in their first attempt. This is because the body p...
  • Teens who smoke become adults who smoke. Most teens don't fully understand the risks associated with smoking or how difficult it will be to quit.
  • Talking to your parents about quitting smoking can be intimidating. It is extremely important that you discuss quitting and help them become a former smoker.
  • 70 percent of smokers say they want to quit, so your partner may already be thinking about quitting. Express your concerns for their health.
  • Nicotine-replacement therapies and smoking cessation medications are two options for quitting smoking. Read about other plans and strategies for quitting.
  • Getting older doesn't mean you need to give up being active. In fact, daily physical activity can improve your health in a number of ways, at any age.
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