Weight Gain After Nicotine Withdrawal

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Smoking cessation is associated with a mean increase of 4–5 kg in body weight after 12 months of abstinence, and most weight gain occurs within three months of quitting. Variation in weight change is large, with about 16 % of quitters losing weight and 13 % gaining more than 10 kg.

(State: 15.02.2013)

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