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I'm a 28 years old girl, unmarried. I'm addicted to smoking. I started it very casually 2 yrs. First with 1 cigarette, then 2, then 5 and gradually the number of cigarette kept increasing. Now I smoke 20 cigarettes per day. I don't have any emotional issues nor do I have now. Just The fun part became an addiction. Now I want to quit desperately. I tried many times but every time it resulted in failure. The withdrawal symptoms are too much to ask for. When I don't smoke for 6-7 hrs I feel anger and rage in me and after that a period of depression which lasts. I read many articles on Internet about quitting. I tried every non medical trick but I couldn't deal with the withdrawal symptoms with enough motivation. If I can get some help or any good medicine which will help me quit it will be helpful.

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Dear friend, congrats you have a strong willpower, but some time you loose your confidence. I assure you that nothing will go wrong when you quit smoking. This is a false belief that withdrawal of smoking causes any damage. But what happens when you quit, a low confidence again provokes to restart. Here what should be done, just take few deep breaths and a glass of cold water and lemon juice and sip this slowly. Spend 10, _15 min. Try to engage your mind in any work, play with mobile, or just finish your incomplete work. Set a target for one day only, don't. Go in that surrounding where you use to smoke. Initially you will feel lonely ness but this can not harm. Spend the day. Tell your self about this and you will find a little victory. Just continue the program. I don't want to suggest any medicine right now because I want to know your experience. Start today and tell your progress to guide further. I am with you and always ready to help. When people can quit why cannot. You.
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