The gradual reduction method is one of the ways to stop smoking completely.

Gradual Reduction in a Nutshell

Gradual reduction means reducing the number of cigarettes smoked to zero over a period of time.

The method involves setting a goal to reduce the number of cigarettes each week, e.g. by 10% until you are smoke-free.

It works by slowly reducing nicotine intake to minimise withdrawal symptoms until you find yourself stopping completely.

One way to cut down is to make a list of your daily cigarettes, identify those that are easier to eliminate and eliminate those first.

Tracking progress is a good way to stay motivated and focused on the target, e.g. recording the number of urges overcame.

Gradual reduction means reducing the number of cigarettes smoked to zero over a period of time.

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