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Nicotine (Overview)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the addictive component to tobacco.


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How long will it take until i experience nicotine withdraws?

How long will it take until i experience nicotine withdraws?

It's pretty quick.: When you quit smoking, the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal would start pretty quickly, even within hours of not smoking a cigarette. And they can get pretty bad and can last for several days. Fight through! ...Read more

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Nicotine (Overview)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the addictive component to tobacco.


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Does your body naturally produce nicotine?

Does your body naturally produce nicotine?

Nicotine: The human body does not produce nicotine. However, the body does have nicotine receptors to which when introduced, nicotine binds and produces it's effects. In order to have an effect, most drugs that work on the central nervous system need to attach themselves to a specific receptors in the body. ...Read more

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What products can be used to replace nicotine?

Oils: I have had excellent results with pharmaceutical grade essential oils in combination of lavender, citrus and peppermint. The lavender in my experience is equivalent in its effect for calming to xanax.; peppermint opens up and citrus focuses the mind and elevates the mood. One drop of each in teh palm of the hand breathed as often as needed. Check www.Medacpc.Com for details. ...Read more

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Why do smokers get so many problems? Tar or nicotine?

Why do smokers get so many problems? Tar or nicotine?

Many chemicals: Tobacco contains hundreds of chemicals as does any plant leaf, not just nicotine or tar. A) those absorbed from the soil in which grown like lead, arsenic which are deadly toxins, b) those inherent to the tobacco plant itself, like nicotine and many more, 3) those applied to the leaf during growth like pesticides, antifungals and 4) during processing, like flavorings, etc. All a poisonous mix! ...Read more

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What are the immediate health consequences of nicotine?

What are the immediate health consequences of nicotine?

Nicotine effects: Within seconds of inhaling cigarette smoke, nicotine increases heart rate, blood pressure and constricts blood vessels. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get nicotine out of your body?

By stopping : It'll be gone in 12 hrs. Metabolites will be detectable for a while longer. No way to get rid of those except time. ...Read more

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Does your body produce nicotine naturally?

Does your body produce nicotine naturally?

Nicotine : No. There are receptors the nicotine goes to because it binds like acetylcholine, but it is not produced in the body. ...Read more

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Im a chain smoker how to clear nicotine from my body?

Im a chain smoker how to clear nicotine from my body?

The only, and best..: Way is to stop putting nicotine into your body. It is definitely possible to stop smoking! not easy, but do-able (personally, i was smoking 2 packs a day for over 10yrs, & quit in the middle of my first year of medical school. (not exactly a low stress period. ...Read more