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I really want to quit but can’t seem to do it without assistance -
I’ve just started champix and started with a sore neck/throat. Glands aren’t swollen but had been quite sore. Now soreness in the neck/throat is not so bad but have lost my voice?
Has anyone experienced this when taking champix? And does it go away? Thanks
Hi All, great to be here. I started about 12 & stopped after turning 50.
This is my 2 nd attempt, 1st one was using Champix & sent me round the looney bin ! (Or so I thought).
I saw a hypnotist this time & it has worked for me, but same thing has happened, stopping smoking has sent me round the bend again, depressed, anxiety, so so tired all the time, my GP has me now (last 40 days) taking Zo...
Wishing all a very Merry Christmas, Happy HoloThanksMas, and wishes for a much better, and smoke free, 2021 :)
I can do it
Have 471 days under my belt! Yipee. This is sort of the best that I have ever felt. It's like I feel so much self-dignification and the need for more betterment. What else can I do to try getting better? The ideas that pop up sound outstanding. I have two little projects in the wings, just dealing with words and forming correct grammatical and worthwhile sentences. It could end up helping me alot...
champix side effects : dizziness And vivid dreams has gotten me! And sleeplessness because of the dreams 😅
The dizziness I think only comes as I’m still smoking (less the half my average though which is exciting for me) my quit day is meant to be tomorrow night and I’m really praying my determination stays with me !
Do you get withdrawal when you stop the patch?
can't explain withdrawal symptoms its nightmare but I guess everyone has there own story and their own battle, after decade of smoking inhaling those toxic and poisoning myself I'm glad I have come this far. I still dream about smoking and have that urge for smoke but I know I won't touch it again.
I'm having these popping sound in my chest now and then don't know if its ribs or lungs, my hous...
Thanks guys it's been very hard emotionally to stick with plan but yup eight weeks completed but my nose gets dry and blocked most of time which leads shortness of breath I don't have any cravings for smoke but I do dream about it and been sweaty at nights, its been hard to inhale enough breathe which cause of blocked nose apart that pulse rate is in between 67-99 most of time , morning cough to ...
I'm 30 years old male and I was smoking for nearly 12 years, I have this crazy things going on with my life, I recently quit smoking and I'm not in nicotine at all it's been eight weeks and after a week of quitting smoke I started to have shortness of breath, I felt my chest was tight and I was coughing to clear my chest, I went to see gp and without any diagnosis he told me I have got COPD which...
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