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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 the benefits of chewing tobacco?

Deadly: The benefits include not having to live as long. ...Read more

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What are chewing tobacco quitting symptoms?

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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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

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What are the symtoms I will have when chewing tobacco?

Unfortunately, None: Unfortunately, you won't have any symptoms from chewing tobacco until you have advancing oral cancer. You will see some visual changes to your lip and gums, but you won't have any change in feeling or sensation until it's too late. Most deadly conditions don't have symptoms in the early stages, which is why many of them are found late in their development. Tobacco is a habit you can live without! ...Read more

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What is the health risk of using chewing tobacco occasionally?

What is the health risk of using chewing tobacco occasionally?

Oral Cancer: Even using chewing tobacco occasionally increases your risk for oral cancer. It can also cause periodontal disease, stained teeth, bad breath, altered taste and dry mouth, which can lead to increased tooth decay. Don, t use this product is you wish to stay healthy. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of chewing tobacco only during games?

Cancer and more: You are at increased risk for cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, urinary bladder, pancreas and perhaps others. Tobacco also causes blood vessel disease leading to heart attacks, stroke, gangrene and shortens life by about ten years. ...Read more

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How dangerous is chewing tobacco if you only do it occassionally?

Smokless tobacco: In a study by greer in 2011, smokless tobacco, the primary oral, mucosal, and hard tissue changes associated with slt use include slt keratosis (stk); gingival inflammation, periodontal inflammation, and alveolar bone damage; and dental caries, tooth abrasion, and dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma (scc). Stks are human papillomavirus. Does the risk outweigh the benefit to chew slt? ...Read more

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What're the odds that I will get any type of disease from chewing tobacco?

Toothloss chew/dip: It is not uncommon to have tooth loss from dip or chewing tobbacco. The dip is very destructive to the soft tissue (gums) of the mouth. You should be more worried about getting oral cancer. Toothloss will be the least of your problems if you get oral cancer. The rate of oral cancer skyrockets with the use of any tobacco products, dip/ chewing tobacco appears to be the worst. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to see if something is wrong from using chewing tobacco?

Chewing tobacco.: A dentist can fully examine your mouth to see if there any lesions which might be related to chewing tobacco. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do, smoke, chewing tobacco or snus if I had to choose?

Choose none: Interestingly, you do get to choose; choose none as all are bad for your health. No one is forcing you to choose only from the three. ...Read more

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Are the health risks associated with chewing tobacco worsened if you are under age?

Oral tobacco: Yes. The earlier the habit, the longer the habit, the worse the potential outcomes. ...Read more

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If I chew (dip) chewing tobacco pouches every once and a while will it effect my health?

If I chew (dip) chewing tobacco pouches every once and a while will it effect my health?

Cancer: Yes. It will cause oral cancer. Oral cancer not detected early has a poor survival rate. It is very invasive. Please give it up. ...Read more

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What can I do if my body feels really messed up, could it be from quiting chewing tobacco?

Probably: It takes a while for the body to adjust after a change such as quitting use of tobacco. The tobacco has many effects on body functions and these body functions have to readjust. Tobacco craving also wears your body down. Go to the following site for help:
http://www. Nidcr. Nih. Gov/oralhealth/topics/smokelesstobacco/smokelesstobaccoaguideforquitting. Htm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have been chewing tobacco for the last 4 better than chewing tobacco?

What is the?: You seem to ask if chewing tobacco is better than chewing tobacco? Chewing tobacco does less harm to the lungs than smoking, but it is associated with nicotine addiction, does have an increase in heart problems, plus a very big increase in cancer of the mouth, tongue and throat. No tobacco is the best tobacco. Quit before it really hurts you. It is the best single thing you can do for health. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been chewing tobacco for the last 4 years and better than chewing tobacco?

Don't understand?: Chewing tobacco, aside from staining your teeth and requiring you to spit constantly, which is not attractive to most other people, increases risk of head and neck cancer, and perhaps esophageal and stomach cancer as well. The absorbed nicotine increases heart disease. If you want to quit, there are many ways - nicotine gum, patches, Chantix, Zyban (bupropion) and support programs. Talk to doctor/pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can chewing tobacco stunt growth?

Can chewing tobacco stunt growth?

Maybe: A canadian study published online march 17 in the journal, annals of epidemiology, found that teenage boys who smoke are on average 2.54 centimetres shorter than non-smokers. Uncertain regarding chewing tobacco but likely similar risk. There are so many other risks to health from tobacco in any form it is advised to avoid all tobacco. ...Read more

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Is chewing tobacco worse than smoking?

Tobacco is tobacco: There is no safe, healthful form of tobacco. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop chewing tobacco?

What should I do to stop chewing tobacco?

Websites:: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/nicotine-craving/sk00057

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http://www. Nidcr. Nih. Gov/oralhealth/topics/smokelesstobacco/smokelesstobaccoaguideforquitting. Htm. ...Read more

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What's the best way to quit chewing tobacco?

No perfect cure: Some people are able to go cold turkey and do ok. Others try and it is impossible without help. Today the most successful aid is Chantix which is by rx. But most health professionals are more than happy to give you a perscription. Realize that you hafe a drug addiction which is not for your body to just quit, it has gotten accustomed to it and wants it. Also there is the physical habit. ...Read more

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Effects of chewing tobacco compared to smoking?

Effects of chewing tobacco compared to smoking?

Smoking Cessation: #1 same addiction to nicotine, less damage to lungs.
#2. Nicotine anonymous
#3 I have had success treating people in recovery from nicotine addiction using the patch. Decrease the dose very gradually, making reductions every two weeks or longer, to increase the likelihood of staying stopped. This works bests if done in combination with #2. ...Read more

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How can I help my boyfriend quit chewing tobacco?

Get him sick on it: If he consumes so much that he gets extremely sick his brain and body will associate the chewing tobacco with the feeling of nausea and wanting to vomit. That feeling is very uncomfortable and can lead to cessation. ...Read more

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