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Cigarette Smoking Effects On The Body
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.
More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more
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
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
What to if I am just curious, what is worse on the human body, smoking cigarettes or eating process?
Smoking cigs: By far. In fact, internal tobacco company documents have revealed that they are the actual sponsors of some of the foolish / subscientific claims about ways to protect yourself from getting cancer / other risk factors for coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke. My physician / scientist colleagues have all quit smoking and almost none worry about "eating processed foods.". ...Read more
Are e cigarettes safe? If not, are they better than regular cigarettes and how? I want to quit smoking, my body doesn't need it but my mind wants it.
We Don't Know: No extensive studies have been done to test the safety or e-cigs vs regular cigs. It does seem to make sense to me that since they are a purer form of nicotine and do not have the additives they might be a safer alternative to use to stop smoking - like nicotine patches or gum. Also, some of the additives to tobacco can cause other types of cancer. That does not mean they are safe, just not as bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple ways: Increase in coronary artery disease, increase stroke, increased lung cancer, increased chronic bronchitis, increased chronic obstructive lung disease. The adverse effects for cigarettes account for one in five deaths in the us. One of the best sites would be the cdc website for more information. ...Read more
I started smoking weed since 25 days,before that i only used to smoke cigarettes. But now i have started running 3 km daily. So can u please tell me approximate days my body will take to pass the urine or blood test.
Hard to be sure: because it depends on HOW MUCH weed you smoked and HOW POTENT it was. The use of very high potency marijuana for 3 weeks, if you were smoking it all day every day, can cause positive urine tests for literally a month or even longer (longest I have seen is 3 months). Hair testing can detect it back for 6 months or longer, depending on hair length and type. Low level use lasts for 3-7 days. ...Read more
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