Severe nicotine withdrawal symptoms - the worst case scenario.


Severe nicotine withdrawal symptoms may occur as you decide to quit. This can happen to anyone trying to quit smoking. The most important thing to do is to contact your medical professional for medical advise as soon as they occur.

Follow this link to read about general nicotine withdrawal symptoms

There are certain personality traits that have been associated with serious nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Even though it is not only a preserve for women, there is a strong correlation between severe symptoms and a troubled personality past in women. These personality traits include depression and anxiety disorder.

Those with a certain lifetime history of psychiatric illness or specific personality traits seem to be predisposed to serious nicotine withdrawal symptoms. A history of conduct disorder as an adolescent in those quitting further seem to facilitate severe withdrawal symptoms.

Not only is this individual information useful to you as you quit, it is a gem to care givers and medical professionals. It might help in providing specialized attention before the quitting date arrives to effectively deal with the emergence of severe symptoms.

The following are nicotine withdrawal symptoms that are severe and known to be associated with specific nicotine replacement therapy products;

Severe symptoms- Nicotine spray

  • Tightness in the chest
  • Severe dizziness
  • Severe headache
  • Short-term memory loss
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Mouth swelling
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Severe symptoms- Nicotine lozenges

    • Persistent indigestion
    • Severe sore throat
    • Swelling of the mouth, face, lips or tongue
    • Severe itching
    • Severe rash
    • Difficulty breathing
    • Chest tightness
    • Irregular heartbeat
    • Severe symptoms- Nicotine patch

      • Persistent redness on patch application spot
      • Blurred vision
      • Fast or irregular heartbeat
      • Severe allergic reactions
      • Severe dizziness or headache
      • Stomach pain
      • Without need to repeat, these serious nicotine withdrawal symptoms are more or less as those found in other NRTs like nicotine inhaler and nicotine gum.

        As mentioned above the first and immediate port of call when severe symptoms are experienced is your professional medical adviser or physician.


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