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How do you compare smoking cigarettes too hooca?

How do you compare smoking cigarettes too hooca?

Tobacco is Tobacco: Experts suggest that there is no difference between smoking tobacco through a hookah or through a cigarette. Both are detrimental to your health. ...Read more

Clindamycin (Definition)

Part of the lincoside family. It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more


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What are the proven advantages of smoking cigarettes?

What are the proven advantages of smoking cigarettes?

See below: To the smoker none, but lots of people get financial benefits from selling them. ...Read more

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Smoking cigarettes with vtach?

Smoking cigarettes with vtach?

Bad idea: Any time you have had ventricular tachycardia (vtach), you need to take care of your heart. Speak with your cardiologist about what medication they want to give you to prevent this again but anything that stresses your heart, can lead to problems. Smoking decreases oxygenation, caffeine causes too much stimulation so have a better lifestyle will be key. ...Read more

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Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Yes and no: Both do harm to the body in different ways, nicotine is implicated with cancer, weed also has implicated with cancer in a recent study an increased incidence of testicular cancer was found.
In regards to addiction they both cause increase of Dopamine which happens to be the chief chemical associated with pleasure, reward and re-inforcement of a behavior. I would suggest both not be used. ...Read more

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Could smoking cigarettes cause vertigo?

Could smoking cigarettes cause vertigo?

Vertigo: Nicotine is a vaso constrictor and a chemical plus the hypoxia from cigarettes can make you dizzy since it make s you sick stop smoking.. ...Read more

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How can smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

How can smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

Serious consequence: Smoking causes more than four in five cases of lung cancer. Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all cancers.
Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 different cancer-causing substances. When you inhale smoke, these chemicals enter your lungs and spread around the rest of your body.
Scientists have shown that these chemicals can damage dna and change important genes. ...Read more

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How can I stop an addiction smoking cigarettes?

How can I stop an addiction smoking cigarettes?

Multiple helps: You can see your primary care doctor for help with this -- and s/he will be glad for you to stop this health risk! There are nicotine patches, gums, and medications to help you get through nicotine withdrawal. Hypnosis can also help in many people. Stopping cigarettes is challenging, but is definitely do-able. Http://www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/guidetoquittingsmoking/index. ...Read more

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How does smoking cigarettes cause some cancers?

How does smoking cigarettes cause some cancers?

Tobacco: When burned produces a number of arylhydrocarbons, and other carcinogens that directly attack human dna leading to mutations. Some are repaired, others propagate over time, mean time, nicotine addicts. The more exposure, probabilistic risk increases for cancer, cardiovascular and lung disease. Evidence is overwhelming indisputable.. ...Read more

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What is the best way to quit smoking cigarettes?

What is the best way to quit smoking cigarettes?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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What is the best way to quit smoking cigarettes?

What is the best way to quit smoking cigarettes?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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How do people get addicted to smoking cigarettes?

How do people get addicted to smoking cigarettes?

Nicotine: Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs there is. For eg., when rats in a study were given the choice of choosing by lever Cocaine heroin and nicotine....They always gravitated to nicotine the most. Even if the position of the levers and drugs were switched around. It also explains why it is so hard to quit smoking. Whatever you do, don't start smoking and get your friends and family to stop. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

Can you tell me how smoking cigarettes cause cancer?

Nobody truly knows: But the chronic irritation of certain aromatic hydrocarbons in the smoke ("tars") progressively irritates cells, increases the number that die, with new ones taking their place that over many years become more and more abnormal (metaplasia), finally becoming very abnormal (dysplasia) and ultimately becoming cancer (neoplasia). I do not know the exact cellular mechanisms, but some scientists do. ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to quit smoking cigarettes?

Please describe a good way to quit smoking cigarettes?

Cessation program: The most effective way to stop smoking is through a smoking cessation program that offers education, support & appropriate medications. Ear (auricular acupuncture) is very helpful for smoking cessation. ...Read more

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Does smoking cigarettes cause you to have brown phlegm?

Does smoking cigarettes cause you to have brown phlegm?

Cigarette smoke: Hello. Yes, cigarette smoke can cause the mucus to become thick and discolored. The smoke will evaporate the moisture from the mucus causing it to change. There are many many reasons to stop smoking and this is another. See your doctor for smoking cessation assistance. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee make you lazy?

Can smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee make you lazy?

No: Laziness is a choice. 'get busy living or get busy dying.' --morgan freeman. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes bring on pheochromocytoma symptoms?

Can smoking cigarettes bring on pheochromocytoma symptoms?

To some degree: To define whether there is a functional pheo one draws blood levels of catacholamines which are expressed by and secreted into the serum by the tumor.Caffeine intake, cigarette smoking, and other sympathomimetic factors may increase catecholamine levels through the adrenergic receptors and should be discontinued for at least 24 hours before a blood sample is obtained. ...Read more

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Could smoking cigarettes really effect xanax (alprazolam)?

Could smoking cigarettes really effect xanax (alprazolam)?

Not technically: Nicotine is a stimulant which can cause agitation which can negate the anti-anxiety effects of xanax (alprazolam). There are no significant drug-drug interactions. ...Read more

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What happens when you finally can quit smoking cigarettes?

What happens when you finally can quit smoking cigarettes?

Better health!: There is a very long list of benefits. There are 50 known cancer-causing chemicals, so those go away. Carbon monoxide and other ingredients that reduce blood flow go away. Your breath and smell and taste is better. Your lungs work better. Your ability to exercise improves. And more money in your pocket! You many have temporary symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, but those go away too. Go for it! ...Read more

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If you have a concussion can smoking cigarettes affect that?

If you have a concussion can smoking cigarettes affect that?

What is "THAT? ": Smoking cigarettes is the equivalent of sucking on the tailpipe of a running car. It fills your blood up with CARBON MONOXIDE & this reduces O2 to minimal levels. Yeah- It's a problem. After a concussion the brain really NEEDS the O2, smoking is exactly what it DOESN'T want. If you'll specify what "that" really means then, I can give you a better answer. Write me: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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How difficult would it be for me to quit smoking cigarettes?

How difficult would it be for me to quit smoking cigarettes?

Difficulty quitting: If you are motivated and already feel the ill effects of tobacco (lung disease, emphysema, fatigue, shortness of breath), then it is often less difficult. Sometimes "quitting" is a lot easier if you are motivated by your goal to feel better, look better, and smell better, not to mention others around you (significant other, kids, coworkers, etc) feel better as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I wanna start smoking cigarettes but I have asthma?

Poision: I wanna wheeze more.************************
i wanna cough more.*****************************
i wanna be short of breath.*********************
i wanna have worse asthma.******************
i wanna pay high emergency room bills*******
i wanna die from pulmonary cancer. ***********
i wanna die young! ...Read more

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What is most effective to help me quit smoking cigarettes for good?

What is most effective to help me quit smoking cigarettes for good?

Cold turkey.: As far as quitting without any nicotine replacement, the cold turkey method is great. But plan it ahead of time. Pick a quit date in advance, maybe a meaningful date like a birthday or holiday, and gather people who are aware of your attempt that you can call upon for moral support if you start to falter. Good luck!! ...Read more

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What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes?

What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes?

Why chance it: As per the CDC: People who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get lung cancer or die from lung cancer than people who do not smoke. Even smoking a few cigarettes a day or smoking occasionally increases the risk of lung cancer. The more years a person smokes and the more cigarettes smoked each day, the more risk goes up. ...Read more

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How long before you can get cancer when you start smoking cigarettes?

How long before you can get cancer when you start smoking cigarettes?

Depends: It depends on many factors, but from the practical standpoint, who cares? The important things are: if you don't smoke (or use any tobacco product), never start. If you do, stop right away. It is never too late. Work hard at it. Don't give someone your hard earned money so you can get sick later. ...Read more

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Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesnt?

Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesnt?

Particulates: Male asks why cigarettes do not arouse cough like "weed". Most cigarettes have filters that remove tars and particulates. Cannabis is smoked directly & is ladened with particulates which must be removed by the pulmonary toilet, which is the body's mechanism for helping the lungs clean. Cough is the engine that runs the pulmonary toilet. ...Read more

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I've been smoking cigarettes for nearly 20 years, how do I cleanse my lungs?

I've been smoking cigarettes for nearly 20 years, how do I cleanse my lungs?

Stop smoking: Nothing but time will "cleanse" your lungs, meaning allowing them to heal. You can never completely undo the damage of smoking but risks of heart disease and cancer to decrease the longer it's been since you stopped. So stop smoking. ...Read more

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