Our expert says:
Stop Smoking Advice
Down from 16 to 7 is great, don't give up! It's well established that spending time with other smokers will make it more likely to smoke too, so consider avoiding smoker friends (explain nicely to them) while you're still in the quitting process. Or, ask them not to smoke in your presence. Yes I know, easier said than done.
If you have an ulcer it may not be advisable for you to use nicotine replacement as nicotine can increase stomach acid and worsen the condition; please check with your doctor first and also ask about alternative quit smoking aids.
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