Our expert says:
The runny nose and coughing and sore throat can be part of the "side effects" of when you stop smoking. Smoking paralyzes the small cilia (minute hairlike structures in the airways that "sweep" the airways clean) and when you stop smoking it starts working again, getting rid of phlegm and tar in the airways. It will take about 2-3 weeks to clear. Try to drink lots of water and to eat fresh veggies and fruit to detox. Try Andolex spray/Cepacaine sucking tablets for the sore throat.
You can try 2 Biral tablets at night to help you sleep better - you can buy this over the counter at most pharmacies/Clicks.
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