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  • Heart problem and smoking

    Hi... i havr heart problem but dr or cardiologist said i have anxiety. I smoke and i know its dangerous for heart. But i cannot quit it. I need your help to quit smoking. I live in Pakistan and here is no anti smoking products or tablets. When i walk and take rest my heart going to sinking badly and...

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  • I'm worried if I have lung cancer. Any thoughts?

    Hey, I'm 15 years old. (Sorry for the young age.) I've been exposed to second-hand smoke for about 3-4 hours in total. My breath is becoming shorter, including with ear pain along with a pain at my upper left back. I tried to convince my relatives to take me to the doctors, but they wouldn't...

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  • Trying to quit smoking with a vape, advice?

    Hi all, I’ve decided to give my vape another go. The issue I have is I can’t find a decent flavour juice to help! I usually smoke Sterling or B&H dual. So any flavours that aren’t just mint? Also, I find myself not able to get a satisfying pull from my vape. It’s really frustrating as I want to...

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  • Champix…how long does the vomiting go on

    This is my 1st time on champix & I'm on day 19, of the 1mg tablets, twice daily & from around day 4 cut down to 1-2 fags, then totally stopped on day 14, but within an hour of taking the morning dose I vomit almost constantly & again in the evening. I've also started to get diarrhoea...

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  • Slow heartbeat after stopping smoking

    Hi guys,  I am 20 years old and used to suffer from panic attacks and anxiety. I used to have panic attacks every week and used to call the ambulance and I was tested from ECGs to blood tests to X-rays and thanks nothing was found. I educated myself on why I was having these panic attack’s and...

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  • Overeating after quit smoking

    Before I quit smoking I weighed in at 130 pounds. Since I quit, I've gained 32 pounds. I have never eaten so much junk in my life. Sometimes I'm not even Hungry, just bored and I eat. I am eating more chocolate then usual. I cannot seem to have the self control to stop. I need help. I haven't...

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  • 50 year smoker just smoked last cigarette

    Yes, 50 years. It's ruined my life. Tried for the last 20 years to stop, but .......... I know the drill by now. I WILL do this. I want my few remaining years to be FREE. I've done all my preparations. Bottled water, herbal teas, reasons to quit. All ready. I've no support. Please wish me...

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  • Left lung problems, please tell me it's not cancer

    I'm 24 and smoked since I was 12. Have been a pretty heavy smoker for the past 4 years. Smoking about a pack, sometimes more a day. Since December (3 months ago) I developed this congestion in my left lung (felt more like left side of throat at first) that had me constantly clearing my throat keeping...

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  • Side effects - quitting smoking

    My dad has been a smoker for 60 years and decided to just give up…that was 6 months ago, he has always been fit…but gradually since this time he has developed hearing problems, acid indigestion, dry eye syndrome, also swollen under eyes near cheeks (but has been told this is not an eye problem), fatigue,...

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  • I started Champix 5 days ago. Not sure if i am doing it correct

    Hello can I have your advise please. So I started Champix 5 days ago. I will soon undergo and operation and the Dr says that he will not assist me if I am not smoke free for at least a month. I started champix starter kit on Sunday evening 0.5mg tabs and on Tuesday morning after only 2 pills I decided...

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  • Smokin

    Hi im brett, i have been out of hospital 1 week, have been stopped smokin 2 week have had a very lot of stress and i mean alot, i have had 1 fag what will this cause, the operation i have had is my lung being stuck to my chest wall plz someone let me know asap i am worried.

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  • Quit smoking/ Bad heart palps

    I quit smoking 2 weeks ago and I am experiencing really bad heart palps or pvc’s. I have always had heart palps from anxiety and so on but not nearly as often as these. Anyone else experience or are experiencing this?

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  • 12 Days! I'm Thrilled to bits!

    I'm nearly at the end of my second week. Things seems so different this time around. Instead of feeling I'm missing out by not smoking...I feel grateful to have this last opportunity to have a cigarette free life. Yes, there's been a few tears, a bit of over-eating, and a fair bit of throwing...

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  • Any New Quitters Here?

    Hi Everyone Well I'm still in the first 24 hours of my quit. I feel almost relieved that at least I have started. It's taken a bit of worry away. I feel that I can hold my head up a bit now. I can't believe that in less that 24 hours.....I can get up the stairs easier also my heart isn't...

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  • 8 Years Smoke Free Christmas Day

    So I just realised I had forgotten something so important it changed my life, I smoked my last cigarette Christmas Day 10 past 9 in 2009, were did those years go, I hope that anyone setting out on the same journey will use this site to help them travel this road, it will seem as though there's no...

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  • 6 days smoke free HELL. Any advice.

    I had to stop smoking 6 days ago, due to a chest cold, that turned into a very nasty chest infection. In 36 years I have never had a infection like it. I didn't want to quit but it made sense, I have now reached 6 days cold turkey. And it's hell, I do not have cravings that come and go they are...

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  • Having issues with circulation and 28 years old

    I am new to this site because I am in need of others help and opinions, I been to multiple doctors for many many many maaanny years and none have helped me I have been having circulation problems since I was about 14 years old , my arms, hands , feet will go numb often specially in my sleep when I’m...

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  • CHAMPIX. 7 WEEKS ON AND ITS BECOME HELL.

    Started on the champix 7 weeks ago and at first i was so happy with the tablet, it made giving up so easy for me, Yes i had you used a little will power at times and had a few days where it nagged me mad, i think that was about 3 weeks in. the last 4 weeks have been hell at night as i am having 3 perhaps...

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  • Wow

    Hi everyone I'm on day 16 on champix, I stopped on day 8, I've had no craving for a ciggy, although I find these tablets amazing, I would be lying if I said wish I didn't need them, they make me fuzzy headed, sleep deprived, the weird dreams have stopped but the restless sleep continues....

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  • First day on champix

    Hi, just wanting some advice, decided to finally kick this bad habit of mine, not just for myself but for my family and bank balance. Just wondering how long does it take to not want to smoke? I am a heavy smoker unfortunately like 20 a day, will the champix help with mental sode of things along with...

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  • Quit Smoking Tip

    I have recently quit after massive smoking for 20 years and the tip is every day u face a breaking point for a moment thinking one last smoke. U have to control that point of time just for 5 seconds

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  • Quit 60 days ago still feel dreadful

    Took champix at first for a week, had side effects so stopped, still quit smoking and have now been 60 days without a cigarette. I feel terrible. I thought there may be a glimmer of feeling better, but no ! Tired all the time, sleeping 7 hours at night and a couple of hours in day, feel tired all the...

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  • Can't stop thinking

    A couple of days ago I tried a cigarette, only 3 puffs the first two were nothing then once I properly smoke it I coughed, i didn't like it and I'm never gonna smoke AGAIN! However when I first started I thought holy mother of god I've screwed up my lungs, yah no hypochondriac sort of stuff,...

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  • Need help passing a nicotine screening

    I have to take a nicotine screening for a new job, I vape 1 18 mg bottle a week, and have only hit a few times in the last 24 hours and am stopping completely today, and drinking a gallon of water since yesterday, until I take the test which may be Friday, should I do something else or would I pass the...

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  • I've begun a journey I'm determined to continue.

    I'm just entering week 5 of quitting cigarettes, I've kept my journey fairly quiet, I don't want people asking 'bet you're really craving a cigarette now, aren't you?' I feel great, I can take a deeper breath than I did, without the crackle. I've binned everything smoking...

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  • Dizzynes and patches

    I quit smoking seven days ago.and have been feeling dizzy and very weak.is this normal withdrawal or could it be a side effect of the patches

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  • Need help quitting smoking, how did you do it?

    The title pretty much explains it all. I need to quit smoking, but using something like Chantix (USA) isn't an option for me due to other health issues. I'm considering cold turkey, but that's going to be very hard. So, how did you quit, and what nicotine withdrawal effects did you have?...

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  • quitting smoking

    Has anyone ever heard of these nicotine filters that go on your cigarettes? Im on the patch..day one for the 20th time at least. But now im wondering if this is what i want to do but these filters are suppose to help the ones that aren't quite ready

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  • Recovering sense of smell after quitting smoking

    Has anyone recovered his sense of smell after quitting smoking? I am not talking about smelling cigarette smoke more but a definite improvement such as smelling grass, trees, flowers that might have been diminished or lost after years of smoking.

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  • can 12 month out of date nicotine patches be harmful?

    After quitting smoking 3 years ago I stupidly started again a month ago, the old addict philosophy I can stop anytime I want, whirled around my head, 4 weeks on im still buying cigarettes and back up to 20 a day! Its that mental battle again but I have a stock of patches left with use by date from 2013,...

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  • Stop Smoking

    I have now stoped smoking 1 week today. It has been hard but I am trying. I am determined to succeed

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