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Newbie seeking advice(chest flutter)

Hi all

I gave up and I'm on week 6 now using patches

Doing really well and putting my fag money away every day to treat myself

I've actually lost a little weight as I'm not eating loads and my diet is quite healthy anyway

One thing I've noticed is I'm getting a fluttering sensation in the centre of my chest(no pain)

Not sure if it's wind-related or what.

Anyone else experienced this? I never had it before I quit

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Hi all

I gave up and I'm on week 6 now using patches

Doing really well and putting my fag money away every day to treat myself

I've actually lost a little weight as I'm not eating loads and my diet is quite healthy anyway

One thing I've noticed is I'm getting a fluttering sensation in the centre of my chest(no pain)

Not sure if it's wind-related or what.

Anyone else experienced this? I never had it before I quit

Well done on your quit jimbro, Im also putting the money away

could it be palpitations? or the tar moving, have you had a cold recently?

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Hi all

I gave up and I'm on week 6 now using patches

Doing really well and putting my fag money away every day to treat myself

I've actually lost a little weight as I'm not eating loads and my diet is quite healthy anyway

One thing I've noticed is I'm getting a fluttering sensation in the centre of my chest(no pain)

Not sure if it's wind-related or what.

Anyone else experienced this? I never had it before I quit

I've had that and put it down to a physical reaction to a crave.

I don't get it all the time but do notice it when I have a crave or just think about smoking.

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I've actually got a cold just now(man-flu really)

I wondered about wind related as it seems to be in the area of where I think the gullet is

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I've actually got a cold just now(man-flu really)

I wondered about wind related as it seems to be in the area of where I think the gullet is

oh also as capitan said could be your body reactin, i been reading on what actually makes us so windy when quiting and your intestines crave shocking what we actually do to our body at a rather expensive price.

Goodluck ith man flu(Heard its horrible :rolleyes: ) and carry on being smokefree

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I used to get the same thing when really stressed, if it continues go to the quack, any arm numbness or jaw pain then your toast. :o

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I got it when I used full strength patches on my previous quits. I don't think my body could take that amount of nicotine. I stepped down and was fine after...I'd go to ur G.P. It may be totally unrelated to quitting and a quick listen to ur chest will set ur worries to rest. Stressing over it will make it worse so try and chillax.

Hope it resolves itself.

Lisa xx

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Went to see my GP this morning.

She says it's a missed beat and may be caused by nicotine OD

I was on the 24hr patches as I work nights and, on my 1st shift, I can be awake from 0800-0730 the following day

She's advised dropping to 16hr patches and see how it goes.

It's definitely quit-related as I never had it before I quit so I'm not too concerned but I'll keep an eye on it

Thanks for all the advice

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