Man with glasses smiling

Why use Nicotine to Quit Smoking?

Nicotine withdrawal is one of the hardest obstacles to overcome when you quit smoking. That’s because it takes time for your body to get used to life without nicotine. Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) uses a therapeutic dose of nicotine to help you step down your dependence gradually.

NRT helps reduce the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal such as:

Icons showing cigarette cravings, depression, anxiety, and restlessness as nicotine triggers

  • Cigarette Cravings
  • Depressed Mood
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Frustration
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness

Mirror Icon

Did you know?

Quitting smoking makes you look better. It stops the premature wrinkling of your skin, gum disease.

Featured Articles

Quitting can be hard. Here’s how to make it easier.
Woman running with headphones in her ears

Is nicotine gum addictive?

​While nicotine is extremely addictive, nicotine gum is far less addictive than cigarettes, not to mention safer...