To help you handle withdrawal, deal with stress, and resist the urge to smoke or use tobacco: Learn yoga, meditation, and deep breathing. Start an exercise routine. (Consult your healthcare provider before beginning an exercise program.) Talk to a counselor. Research your nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) options.
Nicotine, a highly-addictive drug that has powerful effects on the brain and the body, can make it hard to quit.
Women who stop smoking can lower their risk for heart disease, stroke and lung disease.
Beyond your family, friends and health care provider - help to quit smoking is within your reach.