I know there is a lot of information on this blog, so I like to summarize the content where I can to make it easier for you to remember and apply.
A recent trial where both methods were compared against a placebo, showed that e-cigarettes had a similar success rate to nicotine patches when quitting smoking.
Every major study of the nicotine patch returned low success rates with the average success rate being just 9.3%. That’s even lower than going cold turkey which has a success rate of 11.5%.
How do nicotine patches work and how do they help you quit smoking?
Nicotine patches are a type of Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) product. They work by giving you set amounts of nicotine via the patch which are usually worn on the arm. Nicotine patches are designed to gradually wean you off nicotine while avoiding the harmful effects of smoking tobacco.