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Manage withdrawal

Nicotine withdrawal is common during the first two weeks of being smoke-free. Here's what to expect and what you can do about it.

Withdrawal symptoms and tips on how to manage them

Feeling anxious or on edge

This is a common symptom that usually passes within the first two weeks of your quit as your body adjusts to life without nicotine. Try deep breathing or relaxation exercises or go for a walk. Try drinking less coffee as it’s more potent after quitting and can make you feel anxious.