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Chewing Tobacco (Overview)

Chewing tobacco is a type of smokeless tobacco that, when chewed, releases nicotine and flavor. It is highly addictive and is associated with mouth cancers.


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Is chewing tobacco increase b.P.

Is chewing tobacco increase b.P.

Yes-->good articles:: http://www.heart.org/heartorg/conditions/highbloodpressure/preventiontreatmentofhighbloodpressure/tobacco-and-blood-pressure_ucm_301886_article.jsp.

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Chewing Tobacco (Overview)

Chewing tobacco is a type of smokeless tobacco that, when chewed, releases nicotine and flavor. It is highly addictive and is associated with mouth cancers.


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What are the effects of chewing tobacco?

What are the effects of chewing tobacco?

Nothing good: While chewing tobacco doesn't increase lung cancer rates as much as does smoking tobacco, it does lead to gingivitis, cavities & increase risk of oral & other cancers. There's simply no good reason to chew or dip tobacco. Check out http://health.Usnews.Com/health-news/family-health/articles/2008/07/02/smokeless-tobacco-products-do-raise-cancer-risk. ...Read more

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What are chewing tobacco quitting symptoms?

Same as quitting: cigarette smoking. Nicotine addiction is nicotine addiction, however you are taking it in. Irritablity, lack of concentration, anxiety and depression all can occur. This depends on your biology/genetics, how much you were using and for how long. It can be treated with nicotine replacement therapies like patches, lozenges, gum, and with medications like Chantix and Zyban (bupropion). Cessation programs help. ...Read more

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Does chewing tobacco cause oily facial skin?

Does chewing tobacco cause oily facial skin?

Yes: any form of nicotine can increase the incidence of skin problems, including acne. Nicotine causes blood vessels to constrict, which is why blood flow to the heart, brain and other vital organs is reduced, and why there are more heart attacks and strokes in tobacco users, whether smoked or chewed. It also causes mouth and throat cancer. Acne will be the least of your problems. Get help and quit. ...Read more

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What are the ingredients in chewing tobacco?

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Chewing tobacco: Some ingredients are Nicotine, Acetaldehyde, Hydrazine, Polonium 210, N-nitrosamines, Lead, Cadmium, Formaldehyde. ...Read more

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How risky is chewing tobacco in smaller amounts?

How risky is chewing tobacco in smaller amounts?

Can be very serious: Tobacco, even smoking tobacco is a known carcinogen and can cause cancer. There may or may not be less of a risk if you use it infrequently or in smaller amounts, but there is a risk. Why take that chance? I suggest that you stop using it altogether! better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Need to know is tobacco free chewing tobacco safe?

Probably, but ??: If it doesn't contain tobacco, it is undoubtedly safer in terms of not producing nicotine addiction and less likelihood of mouth and throat cancer. However, the ingredients in these things are trade secrets, and nobody really knows everything that is in them other than the manufacturer, and they don't have to tell usually. Look for ingredients on label and look each of them up. ...Read more

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How does chewing tobacco make your body feel inside?

Chewing tobacco: What do you mean by "make your body feel inside"? Nicotine will increase your risk for cardiovascular disease and various malignancies. Chewing tobacco will dramatically increase your risk for oral cancer. ...Read more

Snuff (Definition)

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