The causes of relapses are numerous: on the occasion of a stress, a weight gain too important, the memory of the pleasure of the cigarette, a environment of smokers, an evening with friends.
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> Weaning requires real motivation and personalized help. These aids are numerous: nicotine substitutes (patches, gums ...), medicines, psychological support.
> After weaning, the risk of recurrence must not be neglected. You must remain very vigilant especially during periods of stress, psychological fragility, but also during the holiday season.
> Do not feel guilty if you do not succeed. If you have already stopped once, or two, you will definitely get there again.
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Sources: The French Office for Tobacco Control, Tobacco info service, 2007-2011 report on the management and prevention of addictions.