Typically, Nicotine as a drug is a stimulant which has its effects to be both relaxation and simulation. When you smoke, your body gradually gets used to some certain alterations in your body. Your brain also gradually gets used to these alternations as fast as possible before you even start to notice it. Nicotine could be found in all the available tobacco products. It could also be found in thousands of other toxins and chemicals that are contained in cigarettes. The good thing about the withdrawal of nicotine is that its symptoms are temporary. These temporary symptoms get to its peak and last for about two days. Therefore, you need to prepare before you start withdrawal of nicotine because, nicotine greatly affects the whole of your biological system and also because of the withdrawal symptoms.
The symptoms of nicotine include: Anger, Irritation, Anxiety, Headache, Insomnia, Inability to Concentrate, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Cravings to smoke, Sore throat, Cough, Tightness in your chest, Sore gums and/or tongue, Constipation, stomach pain, gas, Sleep Disturbances. There are various things which could help you with the withdraw symptoms. The first thing you have to do is to wait. Anytime you start to feel like smoking again, wait a little for about 3-5 minutes. While waiting, take deep breaths for about ten times slowly, relax your shoulders, and also relax your body.
The second thing to do is to drink water. Drink plenty of it so as to help you fight against the cravings. You need some exercise which would boost your energy level and at the same time help you to fight against the cravings. Another thing you could do is to get sufficient sleep. Make sure that you do not slight sleep. Try to go to bed as early as possible maybe before 10:00 pm. Also, prepare for your sleep by trying to avoid computers and TV in the evening. When you do these, your drive to smoke is gradually reduced.
You could speak with a medical expert about your withdrawal even before you start to withdraw. Such expert is in the best position to help you out with the provision of some nicotine products, which you could use to ease the withdrawal symptoms. Another thing is to go online and speak with some other people who are also trying to withdraw from nicotine. There are online forums, blogs, through which you could do that. So, start to practice these tips about withdrawal of nicotine and get eased about the symptoms