I had my last ciggie on 8th April so I am now nearly 6 weeks smoke free. I went cold turkey.
After a week I put my back out and I was in so much pain Went to the docs, got painkillers and had physio. As soon as I took the painkillers I got really bad indigestion and constipation. Went back to doc and was given something for the indigestion and eventually the constipation passed (lol - although it wasn't funny at the time!)
Physio said I had pulled muscles in my lower and upper back. After 5 sessions the lower back is fine, but I'm still getting pain in my upper back.
I've stopped the painkillers but I still have stomach issues. I now think this is related to stopping smoking rather than the painkillers.
I know the back problem has not helped, but will I ever get that "feel good" feeling from giving up? It hardly seems worth going through all this at the moment. I need you to tell me otherwise!