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How to fight nicotine withdrawal after quitting.

When you stop smoking, nicotine withdrawal wreaks havoc on your body, making it difficult to stay smoke-free. Learn about the withdrawal symptoms you’re likely to experience and discover what you can do to be a successful quitter.

The urge to smoke can make you anxious.

Anxiety can lead to stress and stress can lead to slip-ups. Learn about different ways to deal with anxiety.

LEARN ABOUT ANXIETY

Quitting smoking can be frustrating.

You may even slip-up. Don’t huff and puff. See how you can manage these moments of frustration.

LEARN ABOUT FRUSTRATION

It’s normal to be restless when you quit.

Instead of continually playing drum solos on your knees, learn how you can create a calming environment. Your knees will thank you.

LEARN ABOUT RESTLESSNESS

Don’t let irritability get the best of you.

it’s not secret quitting affects your emotions. Check out some solutions to staying cool and composed when you’re feeling irritable.

LEARN ABOUT IRRITABILITY

Cigarette cravings are tough.

They can come anytime, anywhere, and can undo all the good work you’ve done. Here is how you can help fight the urge to light up.

LEARN ABOUT CRAVINGS

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Manage your post-meal cravings.

For many smokers, having a cigarette after a big meal is standard.

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Why quitting affects your emotions.

Withdrawal symptoms affect nearly 50% of smokers when they quit. Nicotine replacement therapy can help.

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What kind of smoker are you?

Knowing what kind of smoker you are can better help you prepare to quit once and for all.

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