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For an insurance discount blood test how long will it take to get cigarette smoking to not show on test? I smoke @3 cigarettes/day.

For an insurance discount blood test how long will it take to get cigarette smoking to not show on test? I smoke @3 cigarettes/day.

1 week: You need to stop smoking as this is never a good choice. But for practical purposes you need to remain 1 week at minimum without smoking. ...Read more

Cigarette Smoking (Definition)

Cigarette smoking is the smoking of cigarettes. Smoking ...Read more


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How can I quit cigarette smoking.Plz suggest some ways.

How can I quit cigarette smoking.Plz suggest some ways.

Social support: Social support helps--your doc or hospital may know of a group for you. Coffee/tea mugs, cigarettes, all give off a "i'm on a break message" to self and others. Give yourself permission to take a break/relax w/out that. Oral habit so mints, gum, etc. Can help. You can do it and your loved ones will be grateful. ...Read more

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If I am very stressed, will cigarette smoking help or cause more stress?

If I am very stressed, will cigarette smoking help or cause more stress?

Smoking --> Stress: Cigarette smoking puts tremendous stress on our minds & bodies. People become addicted to cigarettes very quickly and when you go for awhile without smoking you get withdrawal symptoms, which can make you feel anxious. Smoking will take away this anxiety so it may feel like it reduces stress, but it is just stopping stress caused by smoking! those who smoke also tend to smoke more when stressed. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen when i mix cigarette smoking and being a type 2 diabetic?

I'm curious what could happen when i mix cigarette smoking and being a type 2 diabetic?

You increase risk of: getting heart disease, other arteriosclerotic disease (narrowing of arteries in legs and to the brain), and make it harder to treat your diabetes. Those two risk factors in combination are very powerful in terms of increasing risk of a heart attack or stroke. I strongly suggest quitting smoking, losing weight, following diet, taking medications and exercise. ...Read more

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What are ill effects for cigarette smoking?

What are ill effects for cigarette smoking?

So many!: Checkout thetruth.Com or, if you like your facts straight up without the razzle dazzle: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the problems of cigarette smoking?

Can you please tell me the problems of cigarette smoking?

Too many to count: Irritable lungs, worsen asthma, can worsen chronic ear disease, affect cilia function making one more vulnerable to respiratory infections like pneumonia, worsen heart disease, worsen atherosclerosis, cause blood vessel disease (peripheral vascular disease). ...Read more

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What makes it so easy to be addicted to cigarette smoking?

What makes it so easy to be  addicted to cigarette smoking?

Nicotine is powerful: As powerful as heroine in promoting dependence, and some of us are wired so that we are more likely to become addicted after just a couple cigs. Add to this the cumulative 70 year sceintific effort of the tobacco industry to create the perfect addicting product, and the individual stands little chance once they light up. This is especially true of teens, at whom most tobacco ads are aimed. ...Read more