In a year after quitting smoking you will go back to your pre, i just do something mindless every once and a while to distract myself from working. This is symptom is what I hate the most. 1st 2 days was feeling good then got flu like symptoms with off and on left chest tightness. Infrequent: Angina pectoris; i have one cigarette left.
I occasionally get a shortness of breath, i can tell that you’re suffering. I have been to the doctor who has given me a antibiotic mouth wash, what I want to see is when I get a cold if I will be like a non smoker and get over it in a few days without going to a Dr and having him read me the riot act about smoking.
These have helped me in more ways than I can mention. I can go on a trip in a car with non-smokers and not feel bad for making them pull over every two hours so I can get my nicotine fix. I fell apart and started in again. I am on day 33, quit cold turkey, and I have to say it hasn’t been that bad except for the most HORRIBLE cough I have ever had in my life.
So, yes, cravings never go away, it just goes into a sort of remission and from time to time it will rear it’s ugly head again. One list should be the reasons your quitting. I have to say that I completely disagree with this approach. I quit 6 months ago.
It has a 5-day half life, sort of a self tapering system. I am going through the same thing and it’s been 4 months for me. So, who knows, maybe I’ll make it an entire day without smoking.
I’ve been eating well and exercising, eat low calories, but still gaining. I have had them my entire life. I am on day 29 and it gets better. He refered me to general physician and he gave a medicine for vertigo.
Leave me a comment if you have had a similar experience with Chantix. That’s a bit of an intense response Carol. I have to say reading through all these messages,I’ve laughed and cryed. So I am convinced that depression is why I smoked and why I have such a hard time stopping.
It was tough but stuck by my motto – I can never have one again if I ever want to quit. I tried switching from ciggs to a vape pen. I had tried to quit under every available option to me previously making it no longer than 3 days.
However after a week I am back to square 1 with all the same issues. Rahman I, Biswas SK, Kode A. For example, I smoke the most when sitting at my computer. There is no way I can get out of the home, seeing and smelling the cigarette smoke, and the withdrawl is what has me returning to smoking every time.
And did the Doc care that I walk everyday? I am going to call my insurance and see if they will cover the once a year Reclast shot. I am on day 17. Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.
In Canada – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. After many tests, it was a CT scan that showed COPD, emphysema and scarring in my lungs. There’s another post in here where the lady mentions the same thing – if I remember correctly she started using a bit of nicotine every day and that resolved the ulcers. I have boiled water and lemon in the morning and drink lemon water all through the day.
But then I think the tobacco companies were still. I denied all of it. Physical or Mental stress can cause indigestion. You should start doing this roughly 1-2 weeks BEFORE your quit day.
It will also help with the anxiety. I am one of you. I almost always run out the door because I am almost always running late. Do it again for the next 2 nights if required and it disappears.
It’s easier to NOT do something than it is to do something. I suppose the comforting thing is that this looks like a common occurrence!
I have no excuse neither do you it’s very simple it’s not rocket science quit and don’t buy any more or gamble with your life so suck it up toughen up and get down to business. I made a little ritual out of it, and said goodbye, as if saying goodbye at a funeral. Because of that memory, you’ll be less likely to go backward, and more likely to go forward. And have developed two of them in the same week.
I have had insomnia, dreams, muscle aches, sore throat, stiff neck, cough, and it hurts when I breath in. Thanks to reading these posts I’m going to drink more water and go for a run.
I haven’t written for so long I think I may have forgotten how. 5 to 10 secs and i am feeling like something stuck in my throat. For me it’s day 240 since i last smoked.
Also lot of drinking water, doing mild walking can help. Mr Brown said decisions on the level of tobacco duty would continue to be taken as part of his annual budget. If anyone has any questions, I would love to answer them.
Recovery from nicotine is Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual. For those of you who don’t know who Michael Bay is, he directed both Transformers movies, most notably. The nausea went away after the first week and it hasn’t returned since. You shouldn’t be so hard on yourself either.
If half the punters smoke, smoking was allowed in half the pub. Ask your health care professional for a referral. I’ve quit a few times. I stopped smoking and i had a mega serious bout of ulcers,so much so was the pain, that i could not eat more than a couple of mouth fulls of food.
It’s a miracle that’s for sure, one day at a time. I quit out of pure spur of the moment.
Am 77 smoked for Many! OK I SOLVED THIS PROBLEM AND WANTED EVERYONE TO KNOW THE SOLUTION! He gave me a new Rx for Chantix and sent me on my way. Who ever is reading this your a ticking time bomb.
I cut back to 5 cigs. This drug may make you dizzy, drowsy, lose consciousness, or make it difficult to concentrate. Please don’t minimize other people’s problems.
As to the question: I know taking it at night causes very vivid dreams. Some people Knit, do Sudoku, start Blogging or get their own Domain Name and start a website. And the 9 months went in to the toilet in 9 seconds. I didn’t realize the smokers flu until now.
I joined a gym and they put me on a really healthy diet of protein light carbs and vegetables. These are the times when you will have to occupy your time with doing something different.
Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. This might help we don’t have the flu if we did on we were sick we couldn’t eat so I think I know what it is. I have a beautiful wife and three amazing kids.
You might be thinking, what do I do if I smoke? When You Feel Ready, Get Some Exercise. You ask your mom or dad about natural treatments for constipation. I forgot how I went on ‘training’ and never had a single cigarette, and never got sick for more than one day at a time.