Tips to Quit
Most Common Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms
How to Manage Them
|Cravings to Smoke||Urge usually passes in 3-5 minutes. Talk to someone, keep your hands busy.|
|Irritable, Cranky||Take a walk, Take a deep breath, Learn relaxation techniques|
|Not Able to Sleep||Avoid caffeine, Take a long walk, Practice relaxation techniques|
|Hunger||Drink water or low calorie liquids, Eat low calorie snacks|
|Unable to Focus||Plan work in advance, Avoid added stress|
|Headache||Slow deeps breaths, Drink plenty of water|
Don’t Give Up! The average smoker will attempt to quit from 7 to 10 times before quitting for good.
THERE’S GOOD NEWS FOR QUITTERS! CHECK OUT THESE FACTS!
- Within 20 minutes of quitting your blood pressure and pulse rate drops to normal.
- In just 8 hours oxygen level increases to normal and carbon monoxide level decreases to normal
- Within 2 days your ability to smell and taste improve.
- In 5 years lung cancer death rate and stroke risk are greatly reduced.
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