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... I quit smoking 6 months ago tomorrow, using nicotine gum. I'm down to 1 piece a day now. ... (20 replies)
... UPDATE ON ME AND MY NIC GUM ADDICTION: Well, I finally ran out of gum, Sunday evening. We even went to W-mart on Sunday night to get some groceries, and although I was very tempted, I didn't buy any. Boy..funny how the price has gone down SO much the past couple of months!! They had the BIG box, (17O pieces) for only 39. (something a box!!!) Seems a year ago, (and even... (20 replies)
... I forgot to say, "Congratulations" to you too!! So great you quit the smokes!! If you can do that, you can conquer the gum addiction too! ... (6 replies)

... The first time I quit smoking I used just regular Dentene gum and I was able to quit the smokes but I got hooked on the gum. I would go nuts if I ran out of gum at night...sometimes had to go to the store just to get gum. ... (20 replies)
... Yes, I am addicted to the nicotine replacement...not the gum but the lozenge. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, my husband is like you, in that he's a little bit addicted to the nic gum too. ... (4 replies)
... like maybe a patch of some sort, or a gum to get off the gum!!? ... (3 replies)
... Yes, Please Do Start A Mini Journal. I Think That It Not Only Helps You, But Will Help Others Here As Well. Hey, Congtratulations On The Breaking The Morphine Addiction. Good For You! And Good Practice For What's Coming Up. You Will Do Fine. You Sound Prepared. Don't Set Yourself Up (mentally) To Fail. If One Thing Doesn't Work, You Try Another. You Will Quit, I Can Tell By... (20 replies)
... ntly was "Cold Turkey"! I couldn't believe that this lightbulb had never clicked on in my head before, because on some level I had to know, while chewing on that nicotine gum, that nicotine gum, patches, etc. is essentially the same as smoking!!! ... (4 replies)
... means using gum, patches, nasal spray, Zyban, concurrently. But caution is advised, too much of a good thing can be very bad. HOWEVER, if you know the signs of nicotine overdose, and watch your BP, and do this under close medical supervision, these combination therapies offer a lot of help for really hard cases. ... (3 replies)
Whys It So Hard
May 26, 2008
... why is it so hard..because your nicotine receptors in your brain have been activated and you are addicted to nicotine... ... (8 replies)
... ve tried quitting cold turkey. You may have tried nicotine gum or patches. But now there is another reason to try again. ... (59 replies)
... so happened that I knew 6 one year plus quitters and they all quit via the same method... Cold Turkey! And as if for the first time I saw the obvious... Chewing nicotine gum or using nicotine patches is just like smoking! Nicotine is the culprit. That is the addictive substance. But thats only half of the answer. ... (12 replies)
... I want to get my story out so am posting wherever I can. I was addicted to both Skoal dip and Nicotine Gum. I have never seen anyone speak of an addiction as hard as mine. ... (7 replies)
... When I quit I used the nicotine gum, 4mg for the first two weeks then the 2mg for another month. I don't know how much the gum really helped because it was still very hard in the beginning. I really didn't have that much difficultly comming off of the gum. If I can quit anyone can. ... (11 replies)
... My girlfriend was on the patch for 2 yrs...had to ween off of them, did fine. Her Dr told her you are just getting nicotine from the patch. When you smoke you are getting the toxins in the smokes. ... (2 replies)
... irely for weeks or months. As a smoker, your body came to depend on nicotine, likely over a period of many years. It will take time to break yourself of both the addiction and the habitual aspects of smoking. ... (17 replies)
... You do know you can smoke 4 cigarettes a month and develop that addiction to nicotine. It doesn't take much. ... (7 replies)
... onths "Total Comfort" will sneak up on you and you will realize that you have won, not only the early battles, but the war itself. Total comfort and freedom from nicotine dependance is your prize... but only if you Never Take Another Puff! That is the secret!!!!! Be idiots no longer! ... (27 replies)
... as in patches, gum, lozenges, etc., does put nicotine back in the body and keeps the dopamine level up like when we are smoking. Sad, but true... It has helped people actually quit smoking though. ... (8 replies)

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