Talking to Your Doctor About Quitting Smoking

Congratulations on taking this healthy step! Not smoking can make your RealAge up to 3.6 years younger if you're a man, and up to 5.2 years younger if you're a woman.

Use this guide to talk to your doctor about quitting and get the support you need. Your doctor can help you answer questions about:

  • Withdrawal symptoms
  • Cravings
  • Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
  • Quit-smoking medications
  • The best quitting strategy for you
  • How quitting affects your health