Doctor insights on:
Side Effects Of Stoping Smoking
What are some medications or treatments w/o life threatening side effects that can help someone stop smoking? Other than the e-cig and nicotine gum.
Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy can break tobacco habits. It can make the use of the tobacco product aversive - even disgusting. That can cause social problems if those near you smoke, but it can work without that extreme an effect too. Here's a hint: the breathing pattern of smokers is actually good to continue - without the cigarette. It is good for you and stopping that is part for what makes it feel so bad. Best. ...Read more
Http://twoglasses. Hubpages. Com/hub/stop-smoking-side-effects o got fever when I stop smoking how I feel better?
Have been taking melatonin to help me sleep since I've quit smoking. Been taking 6 mg of melatonin a night for 23 nights but heard that's really bad. Am I able to just stop and minimize the side effects? I have noticed mood changes like crazy (super excit
Some people have:
Paradoxical (opposite than expected) effects from Melatonin, including agitation, nightmares and, yes, sleeplessness--the very thing you take it for... (How are you quitting smoking? I wonder if your treatment for that has anything to do with your sx's?) Stopping is OK. Try other OTC sleep aids--Valerian Root, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) herbal teas, etc.
http://insomniactive. Com/safe-melatonin-dosage/ ...Read more
"side effects??? ": I don;t think I would consider chronic bronchitis and emphysema (COPD), being unable to get enough oxygen and going into heart failure, developing arteriosclerosis and having heart attack or stroke, or getting any of large number of cancers (mostly lung, head and neck, but many others) to be "side effects." They are the complications of using a poisonous substance over time. And there are more. ...Read more
Panic, seizures,: Psychosis, dissociation, racing thoughts, racing heartbeat, etc. Severe anxiety and psychosis can persist when the drug/s are stopped. Spice is a generic term for many different synthetic cannabinoids; they affect the same receptors as marijuana but are unpredictable in their effects. The drug/s are very addicting and often unpleasant in effect. It's unknown if they affect women differently. ...Read more
Yes, mild & worth it: Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. You will have temporary withdrawal symptoms, after which the main side effect will be some coughing as your lung starts to clear out the toxins that have been deposited. But you will feel better in many ways! See www. Everydayhealth. Com/smoking-cessation/immediate-and-long-term-benefits. Aspx, http://whyquit. Com/ & http://smokefree. Gov/. ...Read more
Smoking can cause many side effects and it shortens my life but if I quit, will those effects go away or will they stay in my body forever?
The longer you: Quit, the closer your lungs come to being completely normal ...Read more
Lots: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. You might feel tired, have poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more
Cognition & emotion: Thc dulls mentation and distorts mood; some people are especially vulnerable and develop minor major paranoid states. Repetition of these mental states just by itself tends to embed them making them harder and harder to reverse (and to reclaim "lost" time). In vulnerable people, thc can trigger overt mental disorder that can be lifelong. Best to avoid in spite of opo approval. ...Read more
Insanity: Bad drug with severe side effects like lsd. ...Read more
Respiratory irritant: I don't know specifics about smoking coffee. But any foriegn material that you inhale could act as a respiratory irritant. ...Read more
Main?: Here' s just a few: possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more
Potentially: Although cannabis is well tolerated by many, it can have disatrous impacts on others. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more
Addiction.: You could easily become addicted, and then move on to harder drugs and create a lifetime problem for yourself. Don't start down this destructive path. ...Read more
I have recently just stopped smoking after 6 years. I am now 20. I stopped suddenly, will there be any side effects?
Shouldn't be: Nice job quitting. If you're feeling OK, there's nothing to worry about. It's a good time to increase your physical activity and feel even better. If you have withdrawal symptoms like craving or irritability, they will go away. Careful not to eat more (exercise) and congratulate yourself. Count the money you don't spend on cigs and enjoy! ...Read more
I have stopped smoking and started chewing nikotex 2 mg chewing 8 per day. Is there any side effects with that. Please advice me.
Stop that..: It is better to stop those habits...... ...Read more
Does smoking/vaporizing a safe amount of pure nicotine cause any side effects (not counting addition)? What is a safe amount of nicotine a week?
They're temporary: There's very little down side to stopping tobacco, and huge benefits that last forever. "Side effects" are highly variable, meaning some people have none, and some have temporary discomfort and other symptoms of withdrawal. Such as being irritable, sleepy, etc. These go away. Some folks crave certain foods, and may gain weight. Drink water. More info at http://smokefree. Gov/steps-to-prepare ...Read more
Variable: The most difficult effects are over within a week. Occasionally, patients will have sporadic cravings off and on for longer periods that lessen in intensity with time. ...Read more
Possible infection: Mold in a bong or bubbler could possibly infect the lung since mucous that normally protects lung lining may not be as protective in chronic smoker. Also "mold" could also have other organisms such as legionella or other serious bacteria in the water that could cause serious infection to others using equipment. ...Read more
count the ways: Nicotine paralizes cilia in lung causes more serious infections, cough, gross phlegm. Co weakens you and has the same effect as anemia. The smoke destroys the lung leading to emphesema. Your skin gets coarse and premature aging. Teeth/fingers get yellow. You smell gross. Oh yes, cancer of lungs, mouth, stomach and other organs. Also, anxiety, depression. But it might look cool. ...Read more
Chantix: Yes, Chantix does have potential for side effects. Check out: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/chantix-side-effects. Html ...Read more
It's illegal, child: Endangerment. Smoking mj, tobacco, crack, etc. Inside or out of the home (it clings to fabrics) makes your baby a passive smoker, bad for his lungs & brain. Because of smaller body surface area, babies get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs infant development. If a sole caretaker is high, baby's risk of accidental injury or death is also high. ...Read more
Lung cancer & psych: Long-term effects of marijuana use include lung cancer (since marijuana smoking, like cigarette smoking, includes tar), dental problems, and the development/exacerbation of psychosis. On the short-term though, there is no significant mortality due to marijuana use and no deaths from marijuana overdose have ever been reported. ...Read more
I want to take chantix to quit smoking but I'm afraid that it will affect other things! What are the side effects?
What are the side effects of smoking weed and cigarettes but taking a break from weed and start to smoke cigarettes more?
Respiratory/heart: Neither is good to use, so taking "a break" from both would have the side effect of better health. Smoking tobacco or weed creates the same dilemma for lung health -inhaling partially combusted botanical material laced with chemicals. Equally, cardiovascular health is compromised by using either. Infections occur more frequently in smokers too. So quit both & try not to rationalize their use. ...Read more
What do you guys think of Vaping as a means to quit smoking? Do you think it has other long term side effects like smoking is it safer?
Research needed but::
There is not adequate research on the use of vaping to quit smoking but many people have used this method successfully. Anything that helps you quit is reasonable to try. While vaping is still harmful to your health, evidence suggests it is far safer than smoking. See http://www. Webmd. Com/smoking-cessation/features/electronic-cigarettes
and http://ecig-reviews. Net/using-e-cigarettes-quit-smoking/ ...Read more