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A 42-year-old female asked:

I smoked cigarettes for 20 years quit smoking cold turkey. been three months and relapsed last week for two days due to low moods and anxiety. i don't have history of depression. now even more anxious and sleep disturbance. will this end ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
It's often difficult to determine whether symptoms are caused by withdrawal or by underlying depression and/or chronic anxiety. I recommend consulting a mental health professional to help you sort this out and treat you if indicated after the assessment.

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