Does Stopping Smoking Cause Depression

There are many things to be concerned about when stopping smoking, one of which; does stopping smoking cause depression? According to the National Cancer Institute, it is normal to feel sad for a period of time after you first stop smoking. That sadness may act as a double edged sword because many people smoke when they feel sad or if you give into the craving to smoke you may feel sad because you were unable to stick to your decision to stop.

Studies have been conducted on whether stopping smoking is a cause of depression and they show that people with no history of major depression rarely have an episode of major depression after stopping.

However, having a history of depression may cause withdrawal symptoms to be more severe, including depression. Some studies have shown that many people with major depression may have a new major episode after stopping smoking.

Nicotine is a highly addictive drug that regulates the level of activity of key parts of the brain and central nervous system that control your sense of well-being. When you stop smoking your mood is going to be affected and you may experience depression. Not everyone will experience major episodes of depression but some will, others may experience mild cases and some not at all. If you experience a mild case of depression you should not worry too much; it will usually begin around the first day you stop, continue for a couple weeks and be gone within a month.

If depression is a concern for you after stopping smoking then you should consult with your doctor. He or she may have alternate solutions to help you quit while managing your depression.

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