If you’ve tried quitting before, you know how hard it can be. That’s because the nicotine in tobacco is an addictive drug. Medical guidelines suggest treatment that includes both medication and behavioral counseling. You should talk to your doctor to see which medication is right for you.
Most smokers who quit have tried more than once. So don’t feel discouraged if you’ve tried before. In fact, past attempts make your chance of success better this time. After a previous attempt, you know what works and what doesn’t.