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Welcome to the Decide Guide


FAST FACT:
Nicotine is out of the body in about 72 hours after quitting.

What do you want to know about quitting? Here are some basic facts to get you started.

 

> Common questions when deciding whether to quit

> What to expect

> What percentage of adults in the United States smoke?

> What's in cigarette smoke?


> How much money will you save?


> Addiction and dependency


FAST FACT:
Smokers are more likely to snore than nonsmokers.

In this section we'll go over five things to think about, one thing to do, and plenty of examples of motivation.

 

> Motivation: five things to think about

> Motivation: one thing to do

> The social factor


> Will health help you decide?


> Who cares about secondhand smoke?


> Benefits after quitting


COMMON TERM: CONFIDENCE is your belief that you can succeed. It's feeling that you have the ability, judgment, and resources needed to succeed.

To make a good decision it helps to have good information. This section includes some not-so-well-known but important factors that go into a decision to quit smoking.

 

> How do you build confidence?

> Becoming a nonsmoker

> Putting off the decision to quit


> Withdrawal

> Quitting Smoking Methods


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