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‘Don’t go cold turkey’ to quit smoking


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Government health officials have said smokers stand a much greater chance of succeeding giving up by using official NHS support or turning to e-cigarettes.

Research has shown only 4% of those who go "cold turkey" remain smoke-free after a year.

But turning to nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches or lozenges, can increase that by 1.5 times.

And getting help from an NHS stop-smoking clinic leads to a four-fold rise in the chances of succeeding, according to Public Health England.

read more:https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45565377

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