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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation

04-16-2021


Withdrawal is the total cessation of tobacco consumption, in order to remove this ingrained addiction. During this phase, you may find yourself in a situation of withdrawal, potentially accompanied by several symptoms on your mood or even your health, however, it turns out that the hardest part is now, but the best is yet to come.

Smoking cessation can be done alone, but it can also be done with the help of several substitutes. The duration of the withdrawal is quite random and can last from 3 to 12 months.

According to a study of public health France, most participants have recourse to an aid:

  • The electronic cigarette to 33%
  • Nicotine substitutes (patches, gums, etc. ....) at 27%.
  • The help given by tabac info service to 22%
  • A health professional to 19%


Following this withdrawal, it is possible that you have some symptoms playing on your mood like insomnia, cravings (always wanting to eat) the lack of nicotine is often completed by food. Finally, if tobacco was a weapon to counter your stress, you are likely to be irritable.

Withdrawal has health effects because the body is addicted to a substance that it no longer receives. It is trying to fight back and it is extremely tired! That's why you may feel tired, but also, you may have some headaches and coughing due to the fact that the throat is regenerating. But, following the withdrawal, the harmful effects will evaporate and will be transformed into a positive effect with the rediscovery of the taste thanks to the cleared airways. But also the cardio will be improved, you will be more enduring during your physical efforts.

Certainly, the smoking cessation can be quite complicated, but do not forget that it is your health that is at stake! As they say so well: after the rain comes the good weather. ????

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