The expert explained how to get rid of Smoking habits

the Method of getting rid of Smoking habits depends on the type of nicotine addiction — psychological or physical. This at a press conference in TASS said the Director of the City center of medical prevention in St. Petersburg Dmitry Chentsov.

“Some patients are profitable to offer the assistance of a psychologist, and this is enough. Someone has severe nicotine addiction, and we cannot do without pharmaceutical support,” the doctor said.

According to him, in the latter case, you first have to go to the pharmacy and to try prescription drugs. If they don’t help, then you should consult a doctor who will prescribe a more suitable drug, added Chentsov.

In St. Petersburg there is a hot line for smokers. Since March 2020, asked for help 540 citizens with a bad habit.

“a total of Petersburgers, we had about 7 thousand people. It’s not a very big number, compared to, for example, the Tyumen region”, — said the Director of the research Institute of Phthisiopulmonology, Ministry of healthcare of the Russian Federation Peter Jablonski.

the Average age of applicants ranges from 19 to 36 years.

About the connection between Smoking and cancer 31 may read in the material “of Rosbalt”. This day is celebrated world no tobacco day.

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