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How Long Does Constipation Last After Quitting Smoking
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
Quitting smoking, noticed constipation increase and a hemorrhoid coming on. Taking miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily but not helping too much. Advice? I'm miserable?
Stay active: The best cure is prevention. Once you have hemorrhoids the best advice is to minimize them. Do not sit on the toilet for long periods. Keep your stool soft, stay well hydrated. Hemrid has witch hazel, biliberry, and horse chestnut. If it is working well then you probably would not be asking this question on health tap. If your hemorrhoids are interfering with a normal life tell your doctor. ...Read more
How long does cough last after quitting smoking?Quit week ago. Coughing up a lot of brown and clear phlegm
After changing to a healthier diet and quitting smoking, there's a withdrawal stage with ED when one cannot acheive erection. How long does this last?
Not long: Good job - quitting, of course! you may be experiencing withdrawal symptoms, which tend to vary a lot from person to person. Typically they last 4 weeks, can last more, but go away. Depending on how much you smoked, your 'cilia' cells in the throat or nasal passages may be waking up and working again! use sugar-free candy (causes more saliva) or gum. Stay smoke free! ...Read more
Can quitting smoking cause IBS like symptoms (both diarrhea AND constipation few weeks after quitting)? And how long after should I see improvement?
Nicotine: Stopping chronic nicotine use can definitely change your pattern of bm's leading to more sluggish bm's, but in your case you alternate sluggish with looser patterns of intestinal activity. Unless you can pinpoint certain foods or emotional factors which trigger symptoms, your bowel pattern should eventually normalize. ...Read more
How much time the brown or black cough last after quitting smoking?
And after how much time I should consult a doctor?
Can go on for weeks: There are tiny little hair cells on the respiratory epithelium whose job it is to push any accumulated mucus up the tract to where it is coughed out on a regular basis. Tobacco smoke stops these cells from working, so a lot of junk just accumulates lower down. When you stop smoking, they begin to work again, and cough can last several weeks or even a month or more. If cough goes on 2 m., see MD. ...Read more
What do the experts think, should my lungs repair themselves after quitting smoking and how long does it take?
Maybe: Depends on your age, how long you have smoked and whether you have lung disease. ...Read more
After about 40 days of quitting smoking cold turkey were is the body at as far as healing and how long more till your better mentally and physically.?
Awesome!: First, going cold turkey is formidable. Going 40 days without smoking is a huge step toward regaining health. The benefits start immediately and accrue each day. Physical deconditioning for any reason takes a toll. However, a person will gain stamina each day he/she walks and increases activity. Improved cognitive function follows. All of this reinforces the huge benefit of being away from toxins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Typically, two weeks before your nicotine addiction is assuaged. However, psychological addiction can take longer to conquer. People have "drug dreams" with nicotine for years after cessation. Don't give in to cravings when they happen. Be resolved to stop smoking. See: ask for support http://health.Nih.Gov/topic/smokingcessation/from the nih website on smoke cessation. ...Read more
Why wait at all: Go for it. It will help your Dopamine and make it easier to keep from relapsing. ...Read more
I am quitting smoking. I need to know what to do about the withdrawals. I didn't realize they were as bad as they are until i ask how long it takes to?
It veries: Different people approach stopping smoking differently. It feels rough and can last different amount of time for each person. You can try having a half of smoke when it gets bad but then cut that out when you can. It should get easier in a few weeks, but it depends on your approach. ...Read more
Unclear: Smoking is not related to peripheral nerve injury. Blood vessel constriction can occur causing pain and discoloration of the hands and fingers and improves with smoking cessation. True peripheral neuropathy is not related to tobacco abuse and other causes should be investigated ...Read more
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