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What are the withdrawl symptoms of quitting smoking for an adult?
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Variety
Typical symptoms include tremor, fast heart rate, changes in mood, anxiety and agitation.

In brief: Variety
Typical symptoms include tremor, fast heart rate, changes in mood, anxiety and agitation.
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Many
Nicotine exploits brain signals associated 'reward'' and feeling 'safe/secure'.
This is the same primitive signal we feel with many positive experiences; food when hungry, new love, or even sex activate the same signal. Taking that signal away is very unpleasant. Stopping nicotine leads to the opposite, loss of a sense of security (anxiety), fear, irritability, and eliminates the 'reward' signals.

In brief: Many
Nicotine exploits brain signals associated 'reward'' and feeling 'safe/secure'.
This is the same primitive signal we feel with many positive experiences; food when hungry, new love, or even sex activate the same signal. Taking that signal away is very unpleasant. Stopping nicotine leads to the opposite, loss of a sense of security (anxiety), fear, irritability, and eliminates the 'reward' signals.
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