A 14-Step Quit Smoking Timeline

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2: After Two Hours

2 hours

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There are ingredients in cigarettes that speed up heart-rate and raise your blood-pressure. Two hours after your last cigarette, these two levels come down to normal. Peripheral circulation improves. However, the down-side also begins to show up around this time. Nicotine withdrawal symptoms begin to creep in, resulting in persistent craving, heightened appetite and anxiety, frustration, stress, irritability, difficulty in sleeping/over drowsiness.

Have you experienced any of these two-hours-later withdrawal symptoms? How did you cope with them? Share your experiences.

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