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I am a long time cigarettes and marijauna smoker (20 years) and here recently i have decided to quit smoking both of them. When i got to the end of the first day it felt like there was an angry tornado in my head whirling around in chaos. I felt like i was flying apart at the seems and it was effecting everyone around me. So i tried toughing it out and the next day it got so bad i was locked in my room contemplating just ending it all, permanently. Now i picked them both back up just to get rid of the suicidal thoughts. What i need to know is, is there any type of medication that can be prescribed to me if i tell a doctor the truth about whats going on. I really want to get off of these things but the suicidal thoughts scared the crap out of me and im scared to try again without something to help.
Sat, 9 Jan 2010
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Hi.. It is a good that you really are attempting to quit smoking.. What you have been facing are all the symptoms of withdrawl.. If the symptoms of the withdrawl are very severe you must take professional help.. There are few medications to suppress these thoughts, but can be available only with a prescriptions... There are people to help you around and there are friends too that can help you... So please do not get back to your old habits because you cannot suppress the feelings.. You will definitely get help from professionals.. All the best...

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