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Smoking Cessation and Weight Gain - FAQs

By May 16, 2014

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A reader asks:
"Why do I have the urge to snack so much when I quit smoking?  Is weight gain during smoking cessation inevitable?  What can I do to avoid trading one problem (smoking) for another (weight gain)?"

While a small weight gain when quitting smoking is normal, it should fall back off within a couple of months if you're eating as you were before cessation.

Let's take a look at what you can do to avoid putting on pounds when you quit smoking.

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September 26, 2013 at 2:25 pm
(1) Martina McKeough says:

Smokers tend to use cigarettes to help them deal with an emotion. So if they are stressed, anxious, need time out from work they use the cigarettes as a prop to help them. When the cigarettes go then those people will turn to something else in order to resolve the emotion and that is why they turn to food.

A good hypnotherapist will always work with that person to lessen that impact by finding out what the emotion is that they are trying to resolve.
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