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Doctor insights on: Argumentative Essay On Cigarette Smoking

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For an insurance discount blood test how long will it take to get cigarette smoking to not show on test? I smoke @3 cigarettes/day.

For an insurance discount blood test how long will it take to get cigarette smoking to not show on test? I smoke @3 cigarettes/day.

1 week: You need to stop smoking as this is never a good choice. But for practical purposes you need to remain 1 week at minimum without smoking. ...Read more

Cigarette Smoking (Definition)

Cigarette smoking is the smoking of cigarettes. Smoking ...Read more


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What are ill effects for cigarette smoking?

What are ill effects for cigarette smoking?

So many!: Checkout thetruth. Com

or, if you like your facts straight up without the razzle dazzle:
http://www. Cdc. Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the problems of cigarette smoking?

Can you please tell me the problems of cigarette smoking?

Too many to count: Irritable lungs, worsen asthma, can worsen chronic ear disease, affect cilia function making one more vulnerable to respiratory infections like pneumonia, worsen heart disease, worsen atherosclerosis, cause blood vessel disease (peripheral vascular disease). ...Read more

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Help please. Could cigarette smoking be considered doing drugs?

Help please. Could cigarette smoking be considered doing drugs?

Addiction.: Cigarette smoking is considered an addiction but not drug abuse as if you were on cocaine or heroin. ...Read more

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How does cigarette smoking affect your health and the health of those around you?

Negative effects: Smoking has been linked scientifically to lung cancer, emphysema and a worsenting of asthma. Smoking has been linked to berger's disease, damage to blood vessels in the extremities and can be a cause of loss of a limb. Second hand smoke is linked to these lung problems especially children., there are negative fetal effects in the case of pregnant smoking mothers, especially growth defects.. ...Read more

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Are my vocal chords permanently damaged from cigarette smoking?

Are my vocal chords permanently damaged from cigarette smoking?

See ENT specialist: To determine that. Get help quitting, the body can heal. ...Read more

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Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

Health effects of vaping vs health effects of cigarette smoking?

In my opinion (only): Cigarette smoking is RISKY. Heart Disease (nicotine) and CANCER (tars etc) VAPING is only the nicotine (IE STILL RISKY behavior!


Again My Opinion Only (Shared by MOST of my colleagues!)
Hope this helps!
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What is the best to get over cigarette smoking?

What is the best to get over cigarette smoking?

Many ways: The first most important thing about quitting is. Wanting to quit! There are a few medicines that can help like chantix, wellbutrin (bupropion) and nicotine substitutes like the gum, lozenge or patch as well. If you really don't want to quit than consider the electronic cigarette or ecigarette for short which is water vapor with nicotine instead of smoke with carcinogens and chemicals and nicotine instead. ...Read more

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How can I quit cigarette smoking. Plz suggest some ways.

How can I quit cigarette smoking. Plz suggest some ways.

Social support: Social support helps--your doc or hospital may know of a group for you. Coffee/tea mugs, cigarettes, all give off a "i'm on a break message" to self and others. Give yourself permission to take a break/relax w/out that. Oral habit so mints, gum, etc. Can help. You can do it and your loved ones will be grateful. ...Read more

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Does cigarette smoking increase the chance of diabetes?

Not Exactly: It does make diabetes harder to treat. I know of no demonstrated proof of cause & effect (smoking being a direct cause of diabetes) but it certainly can cause someone to need more medication or even Insulin when they could control the diabetes other ways. It is not good for dibetics to smoke. If you need help, you md or dentist can help you devise a plan to stop smoking if you are ready. ...Read more

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Does cigarette smoking worsen problems for an epileptic?

Does cigarette smoking worsen problems for an epileptic?

Cigarette smoking: Being in an environment of second hand smoke can be very irritating. Often people will hyperventilate in that environment. Hyperventilation can trigger seizures. ...Read more

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Is shisha tobacco worse or better than cigarette smoking?

Is shisha tobacco worse or better than cigarette smoking?

It just as bad: People think because there is less tobacco or it's smoked through water it's filtered but that doesn't make it less strong. First of all you are smoking longer with a water pipe and with that said you are getting up to 200 more times tobacco at one smoking. ...Read more

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Should the fda ban cigarette smoking in all public places?

Should the fda ban cigarette smoking in all public places?

Smoking is not safe.: Even though I had rather people make the choice of not smoking, sometimes we need to have laws to protect everyone. There are more public places where smoking is banned than there ever have been.
I would support a total ban on smoking in public places. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between cigarette smoking and stress?

Is there a connection between cigarette smoking and stress?

Smoking --> Stress: Cigarette smoking puts tremendous stress on our minds & bodies. People become addicted to cigarettes very quickly and when you go for awhile without smoking you
get withdrawal symptoms, which can make you feel anxious. Smoking will take away this anxiety so it may feel like it reduces stress, but it is just stopping stress caused by smoking! Those who smoke also tend to smoke more when stressed. ...Read more

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What makes it so easy to be addicted to cigarette smoking?

Nicotine is powerful: As powerful as heroine in promoting dependence, and some of us are wired so that we are more likely to become addicted after just a couple cigs. Add to this the cumulative 70 year sceintific effort of the tobacco industry to create the perfect addicting product, and the individual stands little chance once they light up. This is especially true of teens, at whom most tobacco ads are aimed. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the harmful effects of cigarette smoking?

Many answers to this: First bad breath and dentition. Then the higher the risk of oral cancer. Then the possiblity of having COPD and of course cancer. Most of these things are preventable if you just quit!
these are the most common. Then there is the higher risk of heart disease and vascular problems (circulation). Many other diseases associated with this as well. ...Read more

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Can I combat the effects of cigarette smoking with exercise?

Can I combat the effects of cigarette smoking with exercise?

Smoking: Better still, quit smoking and stay active. ...Read more

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How does pipe smoking affect health compared to cigarette smoking?

How does pipe smoking affect health compared to cigarette smoking?

It's still tobacco: Pipe smokers get more in the way of cancer of the mouth, iips, tongue, mouth and throat, including the larynx, than do cigarette smokers, but less lung cancer and heart disease, because they usually do not inhale the smoke. However, nicotine is absorbed from oral mucous membranes, so addiction to nicotine and many of the cardiac problems still occur. ...Read more

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What are the risks of occasional (less than weekly) cigarette smoking?

All the same.: The risks of disease are there, no matter how little you may smoke. Just stop. ...Read more

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If I am very stressed, will cigarette smoking help or cause more stress?

If I am very stressed, will cigarette smoking help or cause more stress?

Smoking --> Stress: Cigarette smoking puts tremendous stress on our minds & bodies. People become addicted to cigarettes very quickly and when you go for awhile without smoking you
get withdrawal symptoms, which can make you feel anxious. Smoking will take away this anxiety so it may feel like it reduces stress, but it is just stopping stress caused by smoking! Those who smoke also tend to smoke more when stressed. ...Read more

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Do people think that jogging/running can stop the effects of cigarette smoking?

Do people think that jogging/running can stop the effects of cigarette smoking?

Not really: One of the harmful effects of smoking is increasing risk of heart disease, making it more likely for your heart blood vessels to be blocked/atherosclerosis. Running may help prevent this, but not completely. The effects of smoking, on balance, would be worse. PLUS, there are all the lung effects (emphysema, cancer) that running would have no preventive effect on. No smoking is best. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Is there any empirical data that compares the effects of cigar with cigarette smoking?

Is there any empirical data that compares the effects of cigar with cigarette smoking?

Yes: The real difference is the type of cancers. Cigars don't have filters, and cigar smokers tend to hold the smoke in their mouths and throat rather than inhaling. Cigars have higher levels of nicotine. Both cigar and cigarette smokers have similar risk for oral cancers. There are strong links between cigar smoking and cancer of the pancreas, and male breast cancer. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen when I mix cigarette smoking and being a type 2 diabetic?

I'm curious what could happen when I mix cigarette smoking and being a type 2 diabetic?

You increase risk of: Getting heart disease, other arteriosclerotic disease (narrowing of arteries in legs and to the brain), and make it harder to treat your diabetes. Those two risk factors in combination are very powerful in terms of increasing risk of a heart attack or stroke. I strongly suggest quitting smoking, losing weight, following diet, taking medications and exercise. ...Read more

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Does cigarette smoking make you a better student? Is the link between nicotine and improvement in memory/conc. Unclear? Would this be offset by psycholog. Problems caused by smoking/using nicotine?

Does cigarette smoking make you a better student? Is the link between nicotine and improvement in memory/conc. Unclear? Would this be offset by psycholog. Problems caused by smoking/using nicotine?

Not clear: Nicotine and related compounds have been shown to cause l learning, mood and anxiety disorders in exposed fetus and developing children and young adults. There may be improvement in memory and attention in dementia and the effects of hypothyroidism. So if you have a learning growing brain it will probably mess you up and certainly not make you a better student. Unless you're demented, forget it. ...Read more

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Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Could cigarette smoking lead to impotence?

Yes: Just as smoking can lead to coronary heart disease- it can affect peripheral arteries- legs, brain and penis. Causing hardening of the arteries and spasm of the vessels of the penis - therefore affecting the ability to attain and maintain an erection. High blood pressure and diabetes may also affect erectile function. ...Read more

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Does cigarette smoking causes burnning feet?

Does cigarette smoking causes burnning feet?

It can indirectly: Smoking causes vasoconstriction of blood vessels with decreased blood flow supplying nerves can get burning.
There are many things that can cause burning though and while possible smoking would not be high on my list. But, you should stop smoking it has no redeeming factors and only causes harm. ...Read more

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How can cigarette smoking can lead to hypertension?

How can cigarette smoking can lead to hypertension?

Smoking- HTN: While smoking has not been conclusively proven to cause high blood pressure, each cigarette you smoke temporarily increases your blood pressure for many minutes after you finish. ...Read more