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Patches are not strong enough

Posted in Getting started 01 Mar 2013
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Tension, sore jaw and constant cravings i have gone from 30 smokes a day sometimes more sometimes less to 6-7 a day on the patches i did quit yeas before after being a 60 a day smoker i was a non smoker for 10 years but stupidly took it up again 2 and a half years ago through hypnotherapy unfortunatly the man that treated me retired i recently had a course of champix and it was very good no side affects i quit for 6 weeks but the cravings came back and i am too weak to fight strong cravings i am now on the patches and feel like they are not enough my willpower is poor wish there was somethig eaiser

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  • leighdo13 March 01, 2013 | 21:03
    Jeez healthy, please don't say that. I have been smoke free for 21 days today and I am still battling. I smoked for 35 years and I STILL find myself instinctively reaching for a smoke (although there's nothing there). I really thought all cravings would ahve gone by 6 weeks. I really wish that I would not want to smoke.
  • jasonramon March 01, 2013 | 21:52
    i really think you should look at ecigs you still get to do everything like a smoke just don't get the tar and poison. chk it out giveupsmokes.com, as far as cravings they get easier and shorter in time and easy to say no too, walk passed a smoker and smell them after they smoke.
  • marthanewsome, Western Sydney March 02, 2013 | 21:12
    I have quit today. I found in the past the patches are not strong enough either. This time I am using the patches with the nicorette oral spray and I think it is working. Everytime I feel like one I spray one spray in my mouth under my tongue and leave it there for a couple of minutes and then swallow. Also deep breathing after helps. Good luck and I hope we all stop. I was a pack day smoker too.

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