Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms
Aside from the many health consequences of smoking, cigarettes affect the body in other ways. When you smoke, your body becomes addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes. Nicotine addiction is what drives your smoking habit. When you stop smoking, withdrawal symptoms are actually your body craving nicotine. That's why quitting is so tough. Nicorette helps reduce symptoms including things like cravings, anxiety, mood changes, headaches, constipation, sleeplessness and drowsiness.
How Smoking Affects the Body
Each puff on a cigarette sends nicotine to the brain within 10 seconds. Immediately, we feel more alert and calm. Soon the brain's chemical structure actually changes. It becomes hooked into wanting more and more nicotine to make the effects last. Nicotine Replacement Therapy Nicorette provides a controlled amount of nicotine to your system at a slower, less intense pace than cigarettes. Most importantly, it's a therapeutic form of nicotine, without any of the harmful toxins contained in cigarette smoke - no tar, no carcinogens, no carbon monoxide. Use it for a short period and gradually reduce your use of Nicorette over the course of treatment until your body no longer needs cigarettes. Nicorette allows you to succeed by quitting one cigarette at a time.