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Does Quitting Smoking Give You More Daily Energy
Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more
Nicotine : Nicotine is an anorectic, so many people gain weight when they stop. Nicotine poisons blood vessels in all organs including heart and brain. It diminishes brain triggers for hunger while stimulating acid secretion in heavy smokers. Eating decreases the effects of excess gastric acid. ...Read more
Kind of up to you: Irritability following smoking cessation usually is maximal about a week out, and tends to fade by 2-3 weeks. If you were physically dependent on alcohol, some post-acute withdrawal syndrome can persist for several weeks. However, you don't have to just endure it. Exercise will help get your endorphins going and make you feel better, as can group supports, meditation and other activities. ...Read more
Smoking : No.Get a more detailed answer ›
a learned behavior: Usually do both to gether and so doing one or the other signal the brain to expexct the other . Its pavlovian! ...Read more
Depends: Start with the number your currently smoking and every 2-3 days leave another one off. I would prefer to see you throw them away now as you are not addicted to tobacco leaf but to nicotine. Eliminate all of the pollutants by getting nicotine products and wean off of these. The most successful stoppers are those that throw out all ash trays and triggers to smoke essential oils are very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It isn't: What is dangerous is that for smokers, they are adding to the toxins they already take in, and for non-smokers they are taking in toxins that they didn't plan to take in, just because they are breathing someone elses sidestream smoke. The risks of smoking-related problems with second hand smoke are dramatically less than smoking, but should be zero in non-smokers. ...Read more
Does nicotine increase metabolism? So will i for sure gain if i quit smoking? What if i work out?
Exercise will help: Tobacco lowers appetite and raises heart rate, in a way increases metabolism. It also increases blood pressure and has negative effects on blood vessels, so your overall health risk goes up. Exercise is a perfect antidote - it works against weight gain, helps fight sugar cravings that happen after quitting, and reduce desire to smoke. Have low-cal snacks, use nicotine gum/lozenges if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my goal is to lose weight to increase energy, should I quit drink 4 to 5 cups of coffee a day?
Smoking one cigarette of weed on a daily basis, is it unhealthy? I tend to do this to improve my eating taste and appetite. Please advice.
What state do u live: There is very little research to suggest that one a day would be any problem. However in many states it is illegal and therefore I could not recommend that. It is interesting that there are receptors in the brain for THC. They must have a reason for being there but we don't know yet why. There is research that cannanabidoids may actually improve the immune system ...Read more
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