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I have been addicted to the NRT longer then I actually smoked for. For me, I needed to set a date, have a plan to deal with withdrawals and just go for it cold turkey while my willpower is fresh and strong. I tried several times slowly reducing the patch strength overtime, but found the whole withdrawal process was exhausting and I just went back to my old nicotine gum habit as it made me feel g...
Hi everyone just tell you that today is my 8 month from stop smoking and I am doing great. I hope everyone is going good . And staying safe.
Quit for 3 mths...bought a pkt of 20...then quit for 9 mths...and still not smoking.I used patches. Its not so much the cravings I found...its trying to sleep initially that is hard.However...the main suggestion I have is don't go to bed with your patch on...take it off an hour or so before.It will stop you having weird dreams...also...if you are wondering what patch to use...if you have stopped ...
a pain in my back,I don't know if it's my ribs or my lungs.. I keep sneezing every morning, anxious sometimes..then,I think there is something in my throat.it feels like a bubble or a bone in my throat.i don't know...and this is my 67days smoke free and am still struggling😊
Hi i am now on my 9th week of stopping smoking, in the beginning i had no signs of being tired, now i am yawning a lot. I still have the panic and anxiety attacks but they are subsiding. I am taking vitamin D and organic oregano oil every morning. A bowl of fresh fruit
Still drinking lots of honey, ginger and lemon drinks.
I am feeling better but i think i will reduce taking the organic o...
I meant mg, not my.
Possible tip: I've read. Apparently glucose tablets are good for cravings. My plan is to use them when I stop taking the gum and lozenges.
Need some advice. I've been smoke-free for 1 month using a combination of 10-12 4my lozenges and gum per day. I didn't realize however that each cigarette contains about 1my therefore I'm effectively taking about 3 times the amount of nicotine. I was smoking about 15 per day.
Will coming off the nrt be as difficult as stopping the cigarettes?
Feeling happy that I’ve stopped using the patches. I certainly found them very helpful for the first 3 weeks. I am not implying they are bad/good. It’s all about what works for each of us personally. I’m just happy and feeling stronger each day. Positive energy to all.
Hi all. Anyone else using NRT patches?
Hi all. I’m on day 10 of quit. I am using nrt patches. I’m doing ok apart from being really tired - anyone else experienced that? Any suggestions would be great.
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