Tips to Guide You to Quit Smoking

Here are tips to guide you to quit smoking:
  • Chew on gum or fruits but avoid anything sweet.

  • Wash your hands. Wet hands will deter you from picking up a cigarette.

  • Shower more frequently.

  • Pray for God to strengthen your determination and effort.

  • Turn your attention to exercise.

  • Get support from your family and friends.

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Here are more tips to guide you to quit smoking:
  • Delay lighting up for five (5) minutes or longer.

  • Drink lots of water. Avoid coffee and tea.

  • Keep busy to distract yourself from smoking.

  • Avoid situations or areas that smokers frequent.

  • Pick a quit day and work towards it.

  • Get help at your nearest Perkhidmatan Berhenti Merokok [1].

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80% of neck cancer victims are smokers. 90% of lung cancer victims are smokers.

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  1. ^ Since January 2007, the Ministry of Health Malaysia has provided a hotline service to aid smokers in giving up their habit. This hotline is known as Infoline Berhenti Merokok at 03-88834400. It operates daily during working hours. Infoline Berhenti Merokok is hosted by the Health Education Division of the Ministry of Health Malaysia. Services provided: Advice on quit smoking; Tips to quit smoking; and Quit Smoking Clinic. Operating Hours: 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Mondays to Fridays (working days only).

  2. Ministry of Health Malaysia, Health Education Division, Siri Tak Nak Merokok Health Campaign Brochure

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