As with other behaviors, the will only serves to make the decision to quit, it does not help to remain abstinent. It is not so much the will that is important to quit smoking as the motivation (s) to resist the cravings to smoke and learn how to manage them.
But motivation is not enough because tobacco addiction is both a physical dependence on nicotine (and probably other substances contained in tobacco or smoke), and psychological and behavioral dependence, We smoke to avoid stress, relax, concentrate ...
The degree of each of these aspects of addiction varies from one smoker to another. To quit smoking in the best conditions, it is therefore necessary to be motivated but also to have an adapted treatment to avoid at best the symptoms of lack.
Addiction to tobacco is a real dependency on the same level as hard drugs. All addictive substances (tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, cocaine ...) stimulate certain areas of the brain that are responsible for pleasure and are there to reward our "good behaviors" (those necessary for life such as drinking, eating, to reproduce...). Drugs therefore divert natural reward systems from them and it is difficult to get rid of an addiction.
Did you take into account the words we had colored green? It is the key words that describe our remedy, and to summarize: we work on the physical dependence on nicotine in order to have an adapted treatment to avoid at best the symptoms of lack, other strong points for this remedy: Helps to get rid of respiratory problems related to smoking.
- It is recommended to do 2 months or more as treatment time