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can you please discuss the ingredient in a cigarette that allows me to get back to sleep when?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: Maybe you are having a nicotine withdrawal which abates by smoking and helps you sleep psychologically and physiologically, also nicotine enhances cholinergic transmission which theoretically may help rem sleep, no studies yet to back up this.
Answered on Jun 30, 2016
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