Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does Smoking Cigarettes On Prednisone Cause Anxiety

Share
1

1
Did cigarettes cause my anxiety or did weed because I took a break from smoking weed and started smoking cigarettes when will it go away?

Did cigarettes cause my anxiety or did weed because I took a break from smoking weed and started smoking cigarettes when will it go away?

Addiction counseling: Your history is spread over several questions and remains incomplete, therefore unanswerable. You are young. Do yourself a favor and see an addiction counselor who can evaluate your substance use and your anxiety and will refer you for nonaddicting psychotherapy to deal with your anxiety. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Namey
2,555 doctors shared insights

Prednisone (Definition)

Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more


2

2
I quit smoking weed started smoking cigarettes tried to smoke weed again now every time I try to smoke weed I get anxiety when will it disappear?

I quit smoking weed started smoking cigarettes tried to smoke weed again now every time I try to smoke weed I get anxiety when will it disappear?

In a few hours: Your anxiety from smoking marijuana should disappear within a few hours as the effects of the marijuana dissipate, but will likely come back every time you smoke it. While most find cannabis to be calming, many react with anxiety. Possibly the combination of tobacco & cannabis is causing this; in either event stop smoking cigarettes-it's the best thing you can do for your health. See my comment:. ...Read more

3

3
Can smoking cigarettes make my anxiety worse?

Can smoking cigarettes make my anxiety worse?

Smoking can increase: Anxiety because nicotine acts as a stimulant & smoking decreases lung functioning. Anything that reduces healthy breathing can create anxiety feelings. Smoking often feels relaxing to a smoker because it temporarily reduces symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
I quit smoking weed started smoking cigarettes tried to smoke weed again had 1 anxiety attack but I can't smoke no more will the anxiety go away?

I quit smoking weed started smoking cigarettes tried to smoke weed again had 1 anxiety attack but I can't smoke no more will the anxiety go away?

Yes: The effects of smoking marijuana generally last just a few hours- the effects will wane hour by hour and within 6-8 hours you will likely be feeling no effect. However, it may feel like a much longer time if you are anxious. If your anxiety persists beyond this it is not directly caused by the marijuana. Taking magnesium glycinate or citrate & drinking tulsi tea should help calm you. See comment:. ...Read more

5

5
I used to smoke weed a lot but soon as I started smoking cigarettes more than weed I got anxiety will it ever go away?

I used to smoke weed a lot but soon as I started smoking cigarettes more than weed I got anxiety will it ever go away?

Rebound Anxiety: It should get better otherwise seek help both are bad for your health you are self medicating. Seek professional help to stop we'd and smoking cessation program. ...Read more

6

6
Does smoking cigarettes increase anxiety levels? I've read up on some information buy noticed too few studies to answer my question on my own.

Does smoking cigarettes increase anxiety levels? I've read up on some information buy noticed too few studies to answer my question on my own.

Yes: Nicotine is a stimulant so if you are already anxious, the nicotine can increase that. People will often say they feel anxious UNTIL they smoke and it will relax them. That is related to the body's dependence on and withdrawal from nicotine. Nicotine is inherently stimulating. ...Read more

7

7
Iam smoking cigarettes for 1&half. Year did it cause any. Problems to me?

Iam smoking cigarettes for 1&half. Year did it cause any. Problems to me?

Depends on…: How many packs a day you smoke, whether they're filtered/unfiltered, how deeply you inhale, whether u smoke every day, what other smoke exposure u have. Cigarette smoke almost immediately paralyzes the tiny hair cells lining respiratory tract that sweep mucus, etc out of lungs. Smoking inflames lung tubes & air sacs. Stopping now is the best thing u can do for yourself b4 u have emphysema/chronic bron. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
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

9

9
Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesn't?

Why does smoking weed cause you to cough but smoking cigarettes doesn't?

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

10

10
Smoking cigarettes leads to paranoid behavior, axiety?

Smoking cigarettes leads to paranoid behavior, axiety?

Not usually: Cigarettes do not as a rule lead to paranoid behavior. Unless, you are 14 and smoking in the bathroom
"cigarettes" laced with marijuana or other substance is another matter. ...Read more

11

11
Does the fluoride in water and toothpaste cause accelerated aging, like smoking cigarettes?

Never heard of it...: Never heard of it, but a simple test will tell you if this is the case.... If you are 24 years old but your friends tell you that you look 64.... Then you need to stop drinking fluoridated water.... And get a different toothpaste ..... ;-)). ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
12

12
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

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
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

14

14
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

15

15
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 reasons to stop smoking and this is another. See your doctor for smoking cessation assistance. Good luck. ...Read more

16

16
What are the risk factors for taking metoprolol and amlodipine together and the effects that smoking cigarettes while taking them will cause.

What are the risk factors for taking metoprolol and amlodipine together and the effects that smoking cigarettes while taking them will cause.

BP control. : Both of those medications work to lower the blood pressure. Smoking cigarettes raises your blood pressure. The risk of taking both medications together would be lowering your blood pressure too much. ...Read more

17

17
Does smoking cigarettes cause brain damage?

Does smoking cigarettes cause brain damage?

Strokes: Smoking greatly increases the risk of vascular disease including heart attacks and strokes, which can lead to pretty severe brain damage. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Can smoking cigarettes cause erectile dysfunction?

Possible factor: Cigarettes are linked to atherosclerosis which can be a factor in ED — however a person would not develop this after smoking until after a relatively long period (10-20+ years of heavy smoking). Diabetes is probably more of a cause because it affects small blood vessels. I think most ED is psychological in young and middle-aged men (ages 20 – 50+) however, low testosterone is another factor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What can cause me to get dizzy while smoking cigarettes? I smoke regularly and have been for a few year but all of a sudden I've been getting dizzy.

What can cause me to get dizzy while smoking cigarettes? I smoke regularly and have been for a few year but all of a sudden I've been getting dizzy.

Too much smoking: If you are inhaling your cigarette fast, you will get dizzy. Another reason to stop this bad habit that will kill you. ...Read more

20

20
Can drinking alchohol and smoking cigarettes cause varicose veins?

Can drinking alchohol and smoking cigarettes cause varicose veins?

Poor health habits: Nicotine addiction and alcohol are not part of a healthy lifestyle. Over time, they increase risk for serious health issues; heart attack, cancer and stroke. Varicose veins are not a serious health issue and they are treatable. Coughing, straining and pelvic pressure (pregnancy) can blow these valves. Be well, focus on healthy habits. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,276 doctors shared insights

Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
986 doctors shared insights

Liquid Pred (Definition)

Liquid Pred is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more