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Common Problems in Quitting
You can expect to have some sort of withdrawal symptoms while you are quitting. It is actually a good sign that your body is ridding itself of all the nicotine and other harmful chemicals from the cigarettes. These symptoms usually do not last long, most often just 3 to 4 days.
Although symptoms vary from person to person, some of the most common include:
Often people look at weight gain as a deterrent to quitting smoking and a reason to start up again. Some people do gain weight when they quit, but the average gain is only 5 pounds. And remember, it is healthier to have a few extra pounds than to smoke a pack a day. If you are concerned about weight gain, here are a few points to consider:
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