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Is smoked turkey very bad for your health ?

Is smoked turkey very bad for your health ?

Not sure: Some experts feel that potential carcinogens are created during the process of smoking meat and i don't recommended eating them often although the jury is still out on the effects of these hydrocarbons in humans. ...Read more

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How bad is smoked turkey ? And how many can you eat per week?

How bad is smoked turkey ? And how many can you eat per week?

?: You ought to add variety to your diet. I have no idea how much smoked turkey you enjoy at a single meal. I do not know of any limit with this particular food. You may consult a nutritionist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about my babies health if I still smoke cigarettes at 5 weeks ? I'm trying to cut down but can't quit cold turkey.

Should I be worried about my babies health if I still smoke cigarettes at 5 weeks ? I'm trying to cut down but can't quit cold turkey.

Keep trying: We know the nicotine has a negative effect on the quality of your placenta and how well it transfers nutrients. Its effect is dose related, so the fewer smokes you do the less it messes with baby.Keep at it. Don't worry about a cleft palate or 3 eyes or other scary stuff. You just don't need a shrimpy baby with a possibility of learning issues later in life who grows up wanting to smoke. ...Read more

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Was a smoker for 2 months where i smoked 4 cigs a day. Now i quit smoking day 3 cold turkey, any tips on how to continue?

Was a smoker for 2 months where i smoked 4 cigs a day. Now i quit smoking day 3 cold turkey, any tips on how to continue?

Distract yourself: You were a light smoker, but could still be dependent on nicotine. Plus the daily routine of having a cigarette can be habit-forming - a psychological way to keep you doing it. The key is to teach yourself to get through the day. Cravings can be like hunger pains - wait awhile and they go away! so, make a list of things you can do instead of smoke. If it's hard, nicotine gum or lozenge can help. ...Read more

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I quit smoking 4 days ago (cold turkey) and was wondering when the withdrawal symptoms and urge to smoke would disappear? Any ideas guys?

I quit smoking 4 days ago (cold turkey) and was wondering when the withdrawal symptoms and urge to smoke would disappear? Any ideas guys?

Withdrawal : 0-2 packs a day cold turkey? Congratulations first off but you will experience withdrawal effects until your receptors renew and stop craving it. Some things to help include finding something else to do with your hands during that time, breathing exercises, perhaps yoga (i don't know any classes that allow you to smoke while doing it) and your overworked lungs will thank you for it. Congrats! ...Read more

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I am 31 female and started smoking at 13. I smoked 1 to 2 ppd. I quit smoking 6 years ago cold turkey. What are my risk factors for lung ca? Run daily

I am 31 female and started smoking at 13. I smoked 1 to 2 ppd. I quit smoking 6 years ago cold turkey. What are my risk factors for lung ca? Run daily

Congratulations!: 5 years after quitting: Your risk of stroke is reduced to that of a non-smoker 2-5 years after quitting. The risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus and bladder is cut in half after 5 years. (US Surgeon General's Report, 2010). 15 years after quitting The risk of coronary heart disease is that of a non-smoker's. (US Surgeon General's Report, 1990). ...Read more

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I have ankylosis spondylitis had chest x-ray It was clear have slight chest pains smoked pot for 30 year and stoped cold turkey is not pain to breath?

I have ankylosis spondylitis  had chest x-ray It was clear have slight chest pains smoked pot for 30 year and stoped cold turkey is not pain to breath?

What's your "?": Sounds like you're doing reasonably well w/ the condition considered. Be specific if you need an answer - ok? Best wishes! ...Read more

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Would if be okay to quit medication cold turkey?

That depends on: What the medication is. Some are safe to stop right away and some must be tapered. Please ask your physician or pharmacist about your specific medication. ...Read more