Withdrawal Symptoms You May Feel When You Stop Smoking

Part of Stop Smoking For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

The nicotine withdrawal symptoms you experience as you try stop smoking can include some particularly unpleasant things, such as the following discomforts and annoying conditions:

  • Fatigue

  • Anxiety

  • Restlessness

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Depression

  • Irritability

  • Excessive eating

To lessen the severity of these symptoms and the discomfort they cause, try these techniques:

  • Exercise

  • Use a nicotine replacement therapy

  • Find help from support groups