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smokerWhat Smoking Cessation Approaches are the Most Successful?

The use of a combination of strategies is showing to have the most success. The more strategies you use, the greater your chances of successfully overcoming cravings to smoke. In addition, the most successful approaches have included the use of medication with behavior modification, like using a combination of medication with exercise and stress management skills.

Arming yourself with a variety of strategies will help you cope with the variety of situations that can trigger a tobacco craving. You could also use the antidepressant, Zyban, with a nicotine replacement therapy, like the patch, gum, nasal spray, or inhaler. Research at the University of Wisconsin showed this combination of medications to be more successful than using only a nicotine replacement therapy. The more variety of strategies you use, the greater your chances of success!

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