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1/23/14 1:40 P

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I started out using a Nicotine patch, but only used it for the first two weeks. Turns out I am allergic to something in the patch, and I had these big round splotches all over my upper body that just got worse with each new patch. I had tried the lozenge in the past, and had an allergic reaction to that, so I didn't even try the gum.

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1/23/14 10:59 A

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Personally I did not have any problems stomach wise. If you are used to drinking the recommended 8 glasses of water, continue. The more water you can handle the quicker you flush the nicotine out of your system. Drinking that water can also help with those cravings.

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1/23/14 10:29 A

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Curious if you are using the patch or another NRT? If you are I have learned (the hard way) that nicotine overdose is very real and makes you very sick to your stomach, as well as a host of other symptoms.

Probiotic supplements are great- as is eating yogurt that is full of probiotics.

I started (or came back) to using the SparkPeople nutrition tracker to watch what I am eating and making sure that I am staying inside my calorie range for the day while still snacking to fend off the cravings. I am lucky that I like raw veggies and I snack on them a lot- and Gold Fish crackers.... So many gold fish crackers! I love the crunch!!

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11/7/13 11:45 P

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Sounds like your working through your own problems. Good for You!
Quitting is not an easy job, seems more challenges come to those who just want to live a Healthy Smoke-free Life.

emoticon an stay strong!

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I think it might be a little of my own fault. First of all I don't know when I am hungry which is so odd and I have been eating sugar most days for some odd reason which never sits well with me. I think I might try to clean up my diet a whole bunch and start eating small frequent meals to see if that helps. I really like the idea of probiotic and enzyme supplements, I might start eating my yogurt again because that really helped with my stomach issues as well. Thank you for the comments!!!! I love hearing about how successful other people have been at becoming a non smoker.

Check out my blog at findingaskinnierme.blogspot.com/ I write a lot about my experience with PCOS and the obstacles of losing weight!


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11/4/13 2:17 P

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I have had stomach issues off and on for as long as I can remember, so I didn't really pay attention to any changes when I quit (Late Aug of 2011). I did have a period a little over a year and a half ago where the problems were bad enough to cause me to call out sick and it was intermittent for about 6 months. One of my co-workers suggested adding a Probiotic supplement and a digestive enzyme supplement. I found they really helped, and now I only take them when my stress level is especially high, of I an going to eat something I suspect may give me trouble.

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Not so much stomach problems with as a new taste for everything I ate. With additional water and no smoking, the nicotine was decreasing its presence in the mouth thus food began to taste differently to me. Foods I had eaten previously and liked suddenly did not taste that good and at times I did have an upset stomach. Good oral hygiene and plenty of water was my answer to that problem. emoticon

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Did anyone notice that they went through a period of time where it took a little bit for their stomach to get back on track after they quit?

I have been doing a lot of research and I found a few forums where recent non smokers were saying it took them up to 8 weeks to start feeling better stomach wise.

I have been struggling with all kinds of weird stomach issues since I quit and I am hoping that others have gone through this as well and it goes away at some point.

Check out my blog at findingaskinnierme.blogspot.com/ I write a lot about my experience with PCOS and the obstacles of losing weight!


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