A member asked:

I quit smoking 2 weeks ago. i have increased anxiety, feeling detached, vertigo, chest pains, shortness of breath, and panic attacks. normal or worry?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Yash Khanna answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

It seems you are going through nicotine withdrawl and need some help to cope with it.You may need alternate source of nicotine and may be therapy as well do not start smoking now you have taken a bold step to quit smoking.And good luck.

Answered Apr 7, 2020



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Dr. Robert Killian answered

Specializes in General Practice

This is your addict brain trying to get you to restart smoking. This is normal and is known as withdrawal. Please do not let these symptoms, which will subside, take you back to smoking.

Answered May 20, 2021



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