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You Can Quit – Dealing with Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms

You Can Quit – Dealing with Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms


Welcome to the you can quit video
series in this series we’ll talk about what to
consider when thinking about quitting smoking it’s true for most people quitting isn’t easy with
some preparation a plan and some determination it is
possible the only way to truly fail it’s never
try If you are a daily tobacco user your
body has a physiological need for the drug nicotine
not unlike quitting the use of other addictive drugs when you stop
bringing nicotine into your body by quitting smoking or quitting chew tobacco your body will
experience withdrawal symptoms withdrawal symptoms may include some or
all of the following: craving for cigarettes or other types of
tobacco irritability, anger, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, difficulty
sleeping increased appetite, feeling anxious or depression. These symptoms usually last for a five to 10-minute period every 15 to
30 minutes depending how often you currently smoke or chew if you were able to get through these periods without having a
cigarette or chew the time between cravings increases and
other withdrawal symptoms decrease in intensity over a period of days or weeks. Even
after being tobacco-free for years some people still experience brief and
very mild cravings for cigarettes or other types of tobacco
people that have been addicted to nicotine has developed brain receptors that are
sensitive to nicotine. Once you have developed these nicotine sensitive
brain receptors they will always be there
that is why it’s important to remain completely tobacco-free once you have successfully
quit it may only take one cigarette or two to get you started as a daily
tobacco user again don’t get discouraged millions of people
have quit smoking permanently and so can you quitting smoking is the
best thing you can do to improve your health.

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