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The habit of smoking is very strong: you puff on a cigarette
hundreds of times each and every day—and for many years. When people who have smoked for a long
time stop, they find it strange to have nothing in their hands or mouths. They
have become so accustomed to handling cigarettes that their hands seek
cigarettes from habit, even when they aren't strongly craving them.
Signs of a strong habit include:
But these signs do not mean that you cannot quit smoking.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMichael F. Bierer, MD - Internal Medicine,
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Michael F. Bierer, MD - Internal Medicine,
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