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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 depressed or sad

It is normal to have feelings of sadness or depression after you quit. Try talking to a friend, family member or seeking support from our community forum. Exercise can also help lift your mood as well. If depression lasts for more than a month, consult your doctor.