I think the gum is a wonderful tool because it allows you to be in a natural state for long periods of time breaking you of the many habits associated with nicotine addiction. Plus when you get a craving the gum truly subsides that craving if used as directed (bite-bite park for 20-30mins), however the patch I disagree with. I think the patch will make you want a cigarette because you keep pumping nicotine into your system throughout the day so you aren't in a natural state (learning to cope without having any nicotine) and also what will you do when a craving hits you? Probably go smoke a cigarette.
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I smoked for 40 years. I would get bronchitis about every two years or so. This last time back in January,...
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I smoked for 40 years. I would get bronchitis about every two years or so. This last time back in January, it kicked me hard for a week. My last cig was Jan. 27th. My doctor had given me a prescription for Nicotrol. I only use it about 2-3 times a day. I have discovered that it wasn't so much the nicotine that I craved, but the hand to mouth thing. Sometimes I walk around the house with just the holder and "NO" cartridge inside. After seeing the ad on TV with that little old, skinny bald man in a wheelchair hooked up to oxygen and looking like death is on it's way at anytime, that did me in. I still have cravings and then I think of him. I have two packs of cigs in a cupboard that I go into several times a day. I left them there to prove a point to myself. I HAVE CONTROL, NOT THE CIGS. View Thread
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