It is true that increased appetite is a withdrawal symptom, however the benefits of stopping smoking massively outweighs the potential risk for weight gain, which can be combated through healthy eating and regular exercise.

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Authored Dec 22, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Jun 15, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm