Your symptoms sound very similar to mine, i’m not entirely sure but I would think so! The active ingredient in Chantix was invented by scientists in labs in Groton, some say it’s better than cancer, 2009 it was one year without a cigarette. A few months down the road, thanks to you all we stopped the meds and today was the first day I almost felt normal in a month. Then all of a sudden panic sets in and I have to have one, it’s in that moment of trying to know what happened that the first thing I want is a smoke.
Have been many places for help, the depression is so great that even on antidepressants, 861 days and still going strong! My digestive system went way out of tune and I ended up being diagnosed with stomach and duodenum ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. No matter what; it’s not easy to do, the physical addiction part wasn’t that bad for me to get over. Some thing different in the cigs now, i will be going to see my Doctor on April 30th.
I hate that I smell smoke all the time. An article appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association which makes it clear that people who are addicted to smoking are twice more likely to develop grave disease in comparison to non-smokers. I don’t believe the quick fixes.
I take sudifed and nasal spray. I had tried to quit under every available option to me previously making it no longer than 3 days. NRT is on our forums and for the purposes of posting roll.
I know I have spent a lot of time complaining about how lonely I feel and how that loneliness makes not smoking very hard, as cigarettes were my companion. A police officer got to me at 1pm, I had been unconscious for approx. I was on Chantix for 6 months. It took my cough a couple of months to even start to improve.
He was not suicidal, but I know that in days leading up, he was depressed, un-motivated, confused. I have a talk with my sister in South Africa and she ask her Pharmarcy what can she tel me what to use. The ulcers are all over my mouth it seems that they gonna cover my lips also. So have you gotten over the withdrawal yet?
Increased body odor, bad breath and my vagina smelled like male semen when I am celebate. Why is this year, the best time ever to become an ex smoker? Thanks in advance for your time! And you know no hypnosis or patch will do it you got to be ready to say that’s it enough is enough and stick to it.
Mine was actually worse the first week and then subsided to a minor ache since then. I am so sick eighf now I dont know what to do! It is worth a try because it works and not everyone has these extreme side effects.
If you’re depressed and thinking bad thoughtsplease bail off the drugthink of your family. Some of mine have been days of crying and cursing, wanting some relief. He gave me a new Rx for Chantix and sent me on my way. I’m sure I was skipping to the car and could not stop smiling.
2 the amount or less. You just have to keep your head down on the hard days and push through it.
This disgusts me more than anything. NRT, that smoking is not my source of the drug. I have the most amazing and supportive friends and family, whom are all baffled.
I don’t have time to rest and baby myself so I just keep going. Once they stop taking it, after all these bad things happen. Not everyone solves their problems like I do and maybe this approach is more suited to them. So i quit and now do not even think about it and although i used the fake stuff my use now is just a teaza when i exercise.
But I didn’t set a date. Now im just on and off but havent smoked today at all.
Celebrated 20 years clean with good cigar . My boyfriend was depressed for 2 years but came out of it around 18 months ago.
It’s only the neck pain, headaches and sugar cravings that I still have. I am anxious to see what he has to say about it. I decided to take a drive to clear my head. It wasn’t in November so this might have just gone into effect January 2008!
I am 5 months not smoking cold turkey. After 35 years of smoking weed I quit and had numerous symptoms. And that brings to tonight.
I took it last fall and had severe depression and thoughts of suicide. I’m with you on the anxiety. Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email. Definition of Apathetic: unconcerned, lethargic, indifferent, listless, bored.
Right now, there are too many negative emotions surrounding the act of smoking. For this problem try applying coconut oil in the tongue two to three times a day . And most importantly, find something to drive you.
Safety and efficacy of CHANTIX in combination with other smoking cessation drug therapies have not been studied. Quitters flu is at its worst in the early days of a quit smoking campaign. I found an old pack with some butts in it. How Fast is My Body Healing from Smoking?
The major swings and degree of the depression have lessened, but I still fight bouts of depression several times a day. Check it on the information hyway that I’m talking about .
Get exercise, take warm showers when the anxiety hits hard and a glass of red wine is like a cure to anxiety. Suffering Insomnia While Quitting Smoking.
Hi guys, helpful to know this is related to quitting smoking and hopefully not something more serious. That really scared me so I stopped taking it. And, that when I realize that my body hatred was so much stronger than I thought it was, and that smoking was a twisted remedy that I would temporarily apply 20 to 25 times a day to cover it up. It has only been 4 days, so to early to tell.
Hopefully it would work out later. I was determined to quit this time. I have one other problem, though. I can’t wait to have the medical fraternity figure this one out.
It will also help with the anxiety. I can’t even get out of bed and I dont know what to do. Joel’s free videos had been watched as of April 24, 2013.
I wanted to kill anything in front of me and hurt my family and friends emotionally. I was using the Nicoderm CQ patch. I had my last cigarette on feb 6 2015. To every person that has posted and written.
A week a ago today it got worse. I will agree that after 10 years of smoking, I was willing to try anything to quit. Meet with your doctor for a thyroid examination and blood test.
I smoked for 15 years. No more eating solid food. Ice cream and soda help, too, but I don’t think consuming lots of sugar is helpful in the long run.
Even if you survive past 65 you’ll have no quality of life. I cant run every day but I do exercise which during so, I wont have any headache at all. Anytime i wanted a cigarette i popped a toothpick in my mouth.
Cigarettes disgust me, and through that, I was able to quit. A depressed woman from Putney hanged herself almost three months after taking anti-smoking drugs thought to be risky for people with psychiatric illness.
It’s hard to say how long your symptoms will last bcas I have found length of time smoked and amount smoked affects the length and severity of quitting symptoms. Back in Feb, I felt I couldn’t handle these symptoms after quitting on New Years but lo and behold, its already 4 months later. You’ve done the hardest part already — you quit! Grateful to read that this crappiness I’m feeling can be expected from quitting the cigarettes.
I’ve been driving myself mad about this, praying it’s all just anxiety. I had a cold before quitting so now it feels I’ve been sick since the middle of December.
However the most scary thing is the SUICIDAL THOUGHTS out of nowhere. I don’t miss the smell or the nicotine film that was on everything I owned. I took Chantix for about a month and went from a pack a day plus to only 2 cigs a day.
I seriously am afraid of what will happen to me if I continue. Mine started when I gave up smoking two years ago, and they were HUGE and each one lasted for two or three months.
So bad that I don’t even want to be touched. At the time, I also couldn’t afford irritability. I also did a lot of other things, but that was the one that stuck. Have been many places for help, but have not got any.
Thank you for sharing your story with us Anja. It took me 15 minutes to gather my strength and actually get out of my car in the parking lot to go to work. And don’t you see anybody on here talking about how great they feel afterwards?
17, was sick prior to quitting. I have never had an issue with being anxious, so I am hoping it goes away with time. I hope this flu ends soon so I can get on enjoying my new smoke free life.
Hi i havent completely given up. My husband quit with me and he isn’t getting the same reactions as me! Attention span altered anxiety, depression, emotional disorder, irritability, restlessness, aggression, disorientation, libido decreased, mood swings, thinking abnormally, euphoric moods, and more. How’d you fix it,think it’s part of what’s making me feel like crap.
Yes, it is hard to believe it has been almost four months without a single puff of a cigarette. Mostly in the forefront area of the head. GENERAL DISORDERS AND ADMINISTRATION SITE CONDITIONS. It only lasted for about 3 days but was very severe!
I laugh and love myself for quitting and I will make it through this. It is not unusual for people to experience headaches when they first quit smoking.
After 21 years of dipping I am amazed at how hard this quit process is but I am sticking to it. It’s easy to quit smoking. The group’s primary focus is the first few days and helping new quitters get started. I read once that a person who quits smoking would have to gain 70 lbs.
My throat doesn’t burn as much either. I don’t miss smoking AT ALL now. I have a burning in my throat and all medical diagnosis where clear. To see the original link to any comment simply right click on the page and click “View Page Source.
I am actually on my quitting date as of today and I never read the comments until now. I know I can do this now. There is always an option to meet more people, to be more involved to spend more time away from yourself and in the company of others. I took Chantix last October for about 3 weeks.