Around early to mid December, I began a tapering process from a pack to a pack and a half a day down to 5 then 4 and finally 3 on Christmas day. I then had my last cigarette at 12:30pm on Christmas day. During the tapering time and still, I'm having terrible body aches/pains, insomnia, chest pain & nervousness. Due to the fact that I have severe DDD (Arthritis), Spinal Stenosis and a variety of other back issues and am under a great deal of stress due to lack of employment & dependence on family at the age of 42, lack of sleep especially makes me almost unable to function. Can you give me any insight as to when the above-mentioned symptoms may pass and if there's anything I can do to speed the process? Thanks!View Thread
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