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... I stopped sleeping well when I quit smoking--that definately affected my memory and concentration. I quit with Zyban (Wellbutrin), my problems started when I stopped. So I went back to the wellbutrin--helped with my mood--guess I had some problems with depression that I masked with nicotine. I also recently had surgery-the pain meds made my brain fuzzy. It was about six... (7 replies)
... I quit smoking on Jan 4, 2004. After wearing a patch for three weeks, I went nicotine free and went through the normal problems. ... (7 replies)
... When quitting it's important that you understand the role that nicotine played in regulating blood sugar as its absence may cause the temporary impairment of concentration and clear thinking. ... (10 replies)

... I agree with Deda - my memory has always been bad - even while smoking. LOL I would see your doctor about this and also keep a log of forgotten memories. They'll be asking you how you can tell, etc... Keep the quit :) Laurie (7 replies)
... I have heard some people say they have trouble concentrating after they quit smoking, but I would think in time it would improve. But I've also heard of people having problems with their memory after being under anesthesia for surgery. Maybe you should discuss this with your Dr. And congratulations on your quit too. Possibly you'll hear from another person on board who's... (7 replies)
... I absolutely cannot thank you enough. I hope your friend's mom is okay. I have the WORST impairment of thinking and poor concentration EVER. Although it's true that I've felt worse than I've ever felt since I quit smoking, don't worry, I won't go back. ... (10 replies)
... Day 11, so agitated, frustrated, even crying, can't sleep. I feel like going for a walk but it 2 am and not safe, easily frustrated by games books, due to lack of concentration. Please help before I break stuff! (0 replies)
... Hello Everyone, I took Chantix 4 weeks before I quit and took it 3 more weeks after I quit. I haven't had a cig since 8/21/07. The med worked for me. I will never go back to smoking. I know what I smelled like. GROSS!! Just wanting to know from people who are off Chantix if they can concentrate more or less since they are off the med. There seems like days my... (1 replies)
... You guys are right about keeping my concentration on one thing but my pants are getting too tight and I don't want the weight to just spiral out of control. ... (25 replies)
... unlike many, its not so much physical worries that is making quit, but rather the apathy smoking has brought to my life. when i was young i was always an angry person, then i found smoking and voila, my anger went pretty much away. ... (30 replies)
67 days strong...
Oct 15, 2003
... First off congrats - I myself stopped smoking on 2nd August this year and have been struggling with increased anxiety, panic attacks and an increase in concentration problems since quitting (although none of these problesm were treated before, as running to the doctor scares me even more than a panic attack). AFAIK the lightheadedness is a normal part of stopping smoking,... (1 replies)
... with the problems without medication and upping your concentration levels slightly, and needing help because your concentration and mood is falling apart. ... (13 replies)
... When you quit cold turkey, what happens is that your blood sugar plummets. This can cause irritabilty, fatigue, stress, lack of concentration etc. ... (3 replies)
... Some of the most common symptoms are being tired, irritability, lack of concentration etc. ... (0 replies)
... I just wanted a bit of support really with my withdrawal symptoms. Im a 24 year old male, who has been smoking for about 5 years. ... (2 replies)
Oct 27, 2003
... because it lets the habit continue while lowering the nicotine concentration in the body. The problem of nicotine and smoking addiction is being attacked from another angle, and IT MAY WORK FOR PEOPLE. It may work for people who can't quit using other methods. ... (4 replies)
... A fact is most people try to quit at least three times before they succeed some can do it cold turkey some need some help theres nothing wrong with using a quit smoking aide as long as the desire is there it can be done. Just keep trying and cut yourself some slack quitting is REALLY hard. ... (4 replies)
... Zak, I quit cold turkey and I can tell you that this quit was so mauch easier than all the quits that I have tried with NRT's. I will tell you this. Your blood sugar plummets when you first quit smoking. This can cause irratability, lack of concentration, fatigue etc. To combat this, drink lots of fruit juice and eat smaller more frequent meals. Your... (30 replies)
... I think there are some very subtle effects both physiologically and psychologically that we nurse ourselves into gracefully when we start smoking and all of a sudden decades later realize that is part of who we 'are.'. ... (8 replies)
... Your concentration should improve some this next month. And just what are you doing with all that "extra" time? ... (36 replies)

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