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Nicotine Chewing Gum Stasis Feet
Is there a relationship between long-term use of nicotine chewing gum and venous stasis in the feet?
Most commercially available chewing gum contains a sugary sweetener that breaks down into acid which can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Sugar-free chewing gum is better, but the best option is chewing gum with xylitol, a naturally-occuring wood sugar that bacteria can't digest. This not only stimulates salivary flow to neutralize acids but it also ...Read more
May be difficult: I am going to assume that you got hooked on gum to quit tobacco. Good for you. Now getting off the gum may be just as hard as quitting cold turkey. You can try and gradually reduce the number of pieces chewed daily until it is easier to quit or you may want to talk to your doctor about a medication called Chantix that has helped many people quit tobacco. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Nicotine is physiologically addictive, and displays all the properties of an addictive drug: craving, tolerance, and a demonstrated withdrawal syndrome. Nicotine manifests these characteristics regardless of whether it is administered by smoked tobacco, smokeless tobacco, or chewing gum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can nicotine chewing gum damage your liver? Is milk thistle pills with cholin, completely safe to take for liver Health?
Rather safe: Nicotine isn't a particularly concerning chemical in liver disease. If you have to choose your "ills" nicotine gum is safer than smoking cigarettes. Milk thistle, which is often combined with choline, is also relatively well tolerated. It does have some side effects mostly benign gastrointestinal upset(which even a sugar pill can cause).If you don't have liver disease is less clear of a benefit ...Read more
I have a itchy blister on my foot, the puss look yellow, I recently started using Nicorette, (nicotine gum) it's in he arc where my trainers don't rub?
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