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I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.

I am a current addict to smoking herion. I relapse due to emotions. On Suboxone. But can opiates help maintain depression? No one understands me.

Yes and no: Sometimes people use opiates or heroin because of depression. Sometimes people develop depression because of their use of care when or opiates. The term dual diagnosis is usually used when people have an addiction problem plus a depression problem. Both things need to be treated. Antidepressants counseling or exercise would help with the depression. ...Read more

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Would quitting smoking help my folliculitis or have no effect whatsoever? I am currently quitting. I heard smoking can slow down the healing process?

Would quitting smoking help my folliculitis or have no effect whatsoever? I am currently quitting. I heard smoking can slow down the healing process?

Please quit: At age 23, you think nothing will hurt you. My high school friends who starred are now dying of it. Sometimes pityrospirum causes folliculitis and if targeted by antifungal Meds is an easy cure. Bacterial folliculitis is harder. Quit smoking for its own sake. ...Read more

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I've recently had dry mouth in the am. currently I have quit smoking. with that I have tiny non painful bumps on tip of tongue?

I've recently had dry mouth in the am. currently I have quit smoking. with that I have tiny non painful bumps on tip of tongue?

Suspicious bumps?: Any suspicious bumps on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor or dentist for eval. ...Read more

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How bad is Smoking ?

How bad is Smoking ?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes,,along with various toxins. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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Is smoking really bad?

Is smoking really bad?

Smoking is bad.: It causes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and lung cancer, besides possibility of mouth and esophageal cancer. It contributes to poor healing, foul odor, osteoporosis etc. ...Read more

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How dangerous is smoking?

How dangerous is smoking?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes,,along with various toxins. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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How smoking affects my body?

Lungs/blood vessels: Right away the use of tobacco lowers you ability to fight lung infections. This bad effect takes about 4-6 weeks to wear off. With years of smoking, blood vessels are thickened and narrowed and blood can't flow easily through them to places like the feet, the heart, the brain, and the penis. Without adequate blood flow these organs don't work well - heart attacks, strokes, and impotence result. ...Read more

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Is ED from smoking reversible?

Help but ...: Smoking has its far-reaching negative effects onto almost all parts of our body. ED is a process of lifelong making resulting from constant accumulation of aging and lifestyle. You would not see an instant help to ED from quitting smoking, but may help to a degree. Still, remember: Low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession is the foundation of healthcare and ED... ...Read more

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What is the smoking dangerous ?

What is the smoking dangerous ?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes, along with various toxins among the more than 4000 ingredients in a cigarette, believe it or not. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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