Possible. May be having nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Would inquire as to other possible causes of insomnia such as occupation, caffeine intake, use of stimulants or other drugs, anxiety/depression or lack of exercise. Would ensure good nutritional habits, no prolonged "cat" naps, and may suggest melatonin in the right candidate.
Habits. Tobacco is addictive and cessation could certainly cause problems including insomnia.
Yes. Quitting tobacco can cause 'withdrawal symptoms'. They vary a lot, person to person, but the good news is that they go away. Average is about 4 weeks. Can be shorter, can be longer. It's a big change - congratulations! Stick with it - and your body has to adapt. Take advantage of having more energy and feeling better and get more exercise. Don't eat at night, and avoid tv and computer before bed.
Exercise. I suggest exercising daily, start meditation, turn off the tv early, no caffeine at night and no alcohol. These are helpful as you learn good sleep habits. You could eat a small container of greek yogurt to help calm you down. This site has good tips http://www. Cci. Health. Wa.Gov. Au/docs/info-sleep%20hygiene. Pdf.
Sleep hygiene. Agree w. Dr. Washington. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress &.
The firset few weeks. Some have no problem some have difficulty sleeping and they manage without help and some need help.
One week to one year. Can varry. Typically I tell people one to two weeks because that is common. People where it lasts longer are less common but it can occur and can be frustrating.
WELL, THE MOST. Important app is in your brain. Nothing's going to help you quit until you "download" the one in your brain that activates your will power and common sense. After that, you got 90% of the chore done.
Quit smoking. This comes from smokefree. Gov: http://smokefree. Gov/apps-quitstart.
Call your closer Lun. American lung association chapters usualy have smoking cessation clinics, also medical centers or even specialize clinics.
SmokefreeTXT. Get some help with text to quit at: http://smokefree. Gov/smokefreetxt/default. Aspx can also get free, no nag help through 1-800-quit-now.
Mutual support helps. You might want to attend a meeting of nicotine anonymous.
1-800-QUIT NOW. Free telephone coaching to help you quit tobacco. Excellent professionals available, will not nag you, and might have more assistance available depending on where you live. Give them a buzz!
Yes, there are many… Listed under google search "chewing tobacco cessation programs". Possibly a local smoking cessation program would be of help as well since nicotine is the common factor. Nicotine gum/patch should benefit as well. Good luck.