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Quiting smoking causes migraines and fever?

Quiting smoking causes migraines and fever?

Fever: This would be a unique occurrence. Suspect that this is serendipitous rather than causative. Migraines are a vascular phenomenon that may produce fever, and it is conceivable that the withdrawal from nicotine could do this, but certainly not common. ...Read more

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Can smoking and skipping meals cause weight loss?

Can smoking and skipping meals cause weight loss?

Weight loss: Weight loss is determined by calories consumed versus calories burned. Smoking is known to suppress appetite due to nicotine. ...Read more

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Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Vomiting black after drinking to much alcohol (beer) and smoking marijuana?

Probably : Related to gastritis or a gastric ulcer or an esophageal injury from the vomitting. You need to be examined by your doctor. You also need to abstain from alcohol( and drugs) before you do some serious damage that may affect your life in the shsort run or worse cause chronic liver disease, to mention just 2 negatives from the excesses. Be smart...You are not as immortal as you think. ...Read more

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Ways to quit smoking and drinking?

Ways to quit smoking and drinking?

Get support: You've started by asking here for help. There's no one way to quit drinking or smoking. Find what works best for you. That said, support makes a huge difference. Tell your doctor your goals. Ask about smoking cessation. Go to http://www.aa.org/ to see if AA is the next step for you. Lots of support there. Stay positive and go at your own pace. It's not how fast you go, it's staying the course. ...Read more

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How to prevent weight gain from quitting smoking and replacing it with chocolate?

How to prevent weight gain from quitting smoking and replacing it with chocolate?

Find better snacks: If you are eating snacks instead of smoking, find some low calorie, low carb snacks that will make you happy, there are thousands of 100 calorie snack packs, have 2 a day and add lots for fruits and vegetables. There are lots of low calorie, 0 sugar chocolates, . ...Read more

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Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Can I lose weight from just drinking wine and smoking ciggs?

Not healthily: If wine and cigarettes are your only diet, count on liver disease and a whole lot more as time draws on. You may lost weight or not -- wine has a lot of calories. ...Read more

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Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may refer you to a GI specialist. If all is well then see a nutritionist. Are you following the vegan diet correctly? One diet does not fit all. We respond differently. Consider experimenting to see what food plan works best for you. Probiotics may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Increased appetite. Do my drugs for depression cause that?

Some do: Pacil, remerom and many in the second generation anti-psychotic family. ...Read more

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Can not eating fruits and veggies and a lot of eating out give me lack of appetite? Im 22 and my appetite hasnt been strong like usual lately

Can not eating fruits and veggies and a lot of eating out give me lack of appetite? Im 22 and my appetite hasnt been strong like usual lately

Listen to your body.: Hard to know for sure without more history, but maybe its your body's way of telling you it doesn't like what you're feeding it. If you're diet is full of fast food, fatty foods and other unhealthy things, it could give you some stomach irritation which could lower your appetite. Try to increase more fruits, veggies and fiber. Check in with your doctor if it's not improving! ...Read more

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Food for recovery from alcohol abuse and alcohol withdrawal and malnutrition? And other tips on how to recover? I'm aching a lot and dizzy

Food for recovery from alcohol abuse and alcohol withdrawal and malnutrition? And other tips on how to recover? I'm aching a lot and dizzy

Congratulations: on your recovery process. Alcohol/drug withdrawing needs to be supervised by your doctor for your safety. At some point he/she will encourage you to continue on your own and return if needed. Malnutrition is a risk factor. Lab testing for nutrient levels is best. Otherwise, include protein, good fats, and carbs in each meal. Don't listen to the low fat and no eggs hype. It is not good science ...Read more

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Will quitting drinking and smoking make my hair better ?

Will quitting drinking and smoking make my hair better ?

It may: Smoking does nothing but harm to your body. The chemicals in the smoke enter your blood and can cause vasoconstriction decreasing blood flow to skin, scalp, heart! more importantly, carbon monoxide kills people -- thats why they have those detectors in peoples houses. With every draw you take in a lil carbon monoxide. This binds your rbcs and blocks oxygen. Hair cells need oxygen to grow! ...Read more

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Trying quit but i'm having lightheadedness and craving marijauna. Please help?

Trying quit but i'm having lightheadedness and craving marijauna. Please help?

Hang in there: You will have symptoms of withdrawal, do all you can to hang in there. This is one of the only good times that quitters are winners. Good job. ...Read more

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What causes loss of appetite and being lethargic?

What causes loss of appetite and being lethargic?

Consider this...: Gi tract has a limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, metabolic, ; functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies will find your answer ; direct treatment. Chance of pregnancy? ...Read more

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My Husband is experiencing fatigue, toothache, lightheadedness and appetite changes (quality: reduced appetite) .

Concurrent: If your husband has an infected tooth, that can be the cause of all of his symptoms. So have him see your Dentist immediately. If no infection, the next appointment should be with your Physician. May also have concurrent unrelated problems. ...Read more

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Can heartburn and stomach acid problems cause a loss of appetite and 30lbs of unintentional weight loss in 4 months?

Can heartburn and stomach acid problems cause a loss of appetite and 30lbs of unintentional weight loss in 4 months?

Abnormal : There is something else going on if you have lost 30 pounds without meaning to in 4 months. Heartburn to the point of preventing you from eating is serious enough to warrant close evaluation by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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