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Doctor insights on: Smoking Cigarettes While Taking Creatine

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What are the risk factors for taking metoprolol and amlodipine together and the effects that smoking cigarettes while taking them will cause.

What are the risk factors for taking metoprolol and amlodipine together and the effects that smoking cigarettes while taking them will cause.

BP control. : Both of those medications work to lower the blood pressure. Smoking cigarettes raises your blood pressure. The risk of taking both medications together would be lowering your blood pressure too much. ...Read more

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How do you compare smoking cigarettes too hooca?

How do you compare smoking cigarettes too hooca?

Tobacco is Tobacco: Experts suggest that there is no difference between smoking tobacco through a hookah or through a cigarette. Both are detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of smoking cigarettes?

What are the proven advantages of smoking cigarettes?

See below : To the smoker none, but lots of people get financial benefits from selling them. ...Read more

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Smoking cigarettes with vtach?

Smoking cigarettes with vtach?

Bad idea: Any time you have had ventricular tachycardia (vtach), you need to take care of your heart. Speak with your cardiologist about what medication they want to give you to prevent this again but anything that stresses your heart, can lead to problems. Smoking decreases oxygenation, caffeine causes too much stimulation so have a better lifestyle will be key. ...Read more

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How can I prevent smoking cigarettes?

How can I prevent smoking cigarettes?

Be smart: Anyone who tries to get you to smoke isn't your friend. It's an addiction that will ruin your health and ultimately very likely kill you. Just don't start. If you are a smoker and need to stop, get your physician's help. ...Read more

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Is dipping worse than smoking cigarettes?

Is dipping worse than smoking cigarettes?

Yup & yes both bad: Both cause nicotine addiction. Both cause cancer. Both are yukky. Smoking is worse for the lungs, dipping is worse for the gums, teeth, and breath. Spitting brown soupy saliva tinged with tobacco is socially disgusting. ...Read more

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Can smoking cigarettes make my anxiety worse?

Can smoking cigarettes make my anxiety worse?

Smoking can increase: Anxiety because nicotine acts as a stimulant & smoking decreases lung functioning. Anything that reduces healthy breathing can create anxiety feelings. Smoking often feels relaxing to a smoker because it temporarily reduces symptoms of nicotine withdrawal. ...Read more

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Why does smoking cigarettes give me headaches?

Smoking: The exact mechanism is hard to say. If you don't know already there are hundreds of toxic substances in cigarettes. Nicotine as well as others of these alter neurotransmitters or the chemical and electrical activity in your brain. The bottom line is your brain is telling you to stop smoking, not a good idea. Please do so by whatever means possible. ...Read more

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Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Is smoking cigarettes equivalent to smoking weed?

Yes and no: Both do harm to the body in different ways, nicotine is implicated with cancer, weed also has implicated with cancer in a recent study an increased incidence of testicular cancer was found.
In regard to addiction they both cause increase of Dopamine which happens to be the chief chemical associated with pleasure, reward and re-inforcement of a behavior. I would suggest both not be used. ...Read more

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Does smoking cigarettes have any health benefits?

Does smoking cigarettes have any health benefits?

Quit smoking: There are no health benefits to smoking. Also, second hand smoke is harmful to others including risk to baby during pregnancy. You will look and feel better kicking the habit! ...Read more

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Does smoking cigarettes give you aches and pains?

Does smoking cigarettes give you aches and pains?

Smoking & Pain: There was a study that demonstrated increased low back pain with smokers. It only stands to reason that if it can cause low back pain, it may also increase incidence of other aches and pains. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel sick after smoking cigarettes?

What to do if I feel sick after smoking cigarettes?

Has it occurred to: You to stop smoking? Nicotine can produce a lot of nausea, and if you have increased your smoking — either the number of cigarettes, or smoking higher nicotine cigarettes or inhaling more deeply or smoking down to the butt — you may be nicotine loading and getting nausea from it. Your body is giving you a message — listen to it! Get help with a smoking cessation program and quit. ...Read more

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How can smoking cigarettes affect the body of a 15-year-old?

How can smoking cigarettes affect the body of a 15-year-old?

Multiple ways: Increase in coronary artery disease, increase stroke, increased lung cancer, increased chronic bronchitis, increased chronic obstructive lung disease. The adverse effects for cigarettes account for one in five deaths in the us. One of the best sites would be the cdc website for more information. ...Read more

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How do I test my teenager to see if they are smoking cigarettes?

How do I test my teenager to see if they are smoking cigarettes?

Best to ask: The best thing to do is to ask your teenager if they are smoking. Your doctor can run tests to see if nicotine is present in your teen's system, but most (if not all) physicians will not test teens for any sort of drug use without the teen's consent. So, this is really a conversation you should have with your teen, instead of a test. Honest communication is invaluable. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many teens start smoking cigarettes each year?

Can you let me know how many teens start smoking cigarettes each year?

Thousands: These are the latest statistics from the cdc in 2012: thousands of young people begin smoking every day.
Each day, more than 3, 800 persons younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette.
Each day, about 1, 000 persons younger than 18 years of age begin smoking on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Will smoking cigarettes at 14 years old affect a teen's height growth?

Will smoking cigarettes at 14 years old affect a teen's height growth?

Yes: There's lots of other reasons why you shouldn't smoke, for instance the over 4000 chemical compounds created by smoking, many of which are carcinogenic. Also, the increased risk of respiratory problems, chronic cough, bad breath, etc. Etc. ...Read more

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Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Please list all the short and long term effects of smoking cigarettes?

Nothing good: Short term: wheezing, constant coughing, high blood presure, mouth odor, lack of taste sensation, difficuly smelling things, stained teeth & fingers
long term: copd, emphysema, oral cancer, lung cancer, stroke, heart failure, heart disease, and many things we don't even know about. ...Read more

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What's worse for your health — smoking cigarettes or laying on the sofa?

Smoking: Smoking is known to cause many health problems, from cancer to emphysema to death. Also, it is quite expensive. The simple act of laying on the sofa is not a health hazard. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the negative side effects of smoking cigarettes?

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

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What would happen if person stopped smoking cigarettes for just one day?

What would happen if person stopped smoking cigarettes for just one day?

Withdrawals: You would most likely have withdrawal symptoms like achiness, irritability and trouble sleeping. This is what is referred to as "cold turkey" and it can vary tremendously in patients from how much they smoke before quitting and their own sensitivity. You might want to consider having your doctor prescribe a medicine like Chantix or wellbutrin (bupropion) to help or use a nicotine sustitute to help. ...Read more

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Does smoking cigarettes have any relation to having to go to the bathroom?

Generally not: Although if you are hiding your smoking habit that is not a bad place to go. Stop smoking and you will not have to worry about the frequency of bathroom trips. It should not have anything to do with your urge to defecate or urinate. ...Read more

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Is smoking cigarettes down to the filter really bad? Cant afford them anymore

Is smoking cigarettes down to the filter really bad? Cant afford them anymore

Time to see your Dr.: This is a terrible habit to continue doing, when your life is at risk. Withdrawal from smoking is easily managed when working with your doctor. S/he can recommend taking nicotine patches or gum to help you get out of cigarettes altogether. Smoking down to the filter is the most dangerous thing you can do. Beware! ...Read more

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Mono symptoms have been gone for 3 weeks. Can I go back to smoking cigarettes?

Mono symptoms have been gone for 3 weeks. Can I go back to smoking cigarettes?

Yes, but: Yes, but smoking is an unhealthy habit. Consider using this hiatus as an opportunity to quit. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between smoking paper and smoking cigarettes?

Please help! What is the difference between smoking paper and smoking cigarettes?

Don't understand ?: I have never had a patient who only smoked paper, so I am not sure what you are asking. Cigarette paper when burned gives a small amount of organic compounds which are part of the "tars" that smokers get, but don't have any of the rest of the stuff that is in the tobacco — like nicotine, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and hundreds of other toxins. ...Read more

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What will happen if I cut down smoking cigarettes / weed? Will I get any health benefits?

What will happen if I cut down smoking cigarettes / weed? Will I get any health benefits?

Much better: Stopping smoking is the best way to feel better ib many ways. Smoking weed can sometime cause kidney failure. Be careful. Quit. ...Read more

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The difference between just plain cigarettes and smoking tobacco out of a pipe? Any at all?

The difference between just plain cigarettes and smoking tobacco out of a pipe?  Any at all?

Few things: Generally pipe smokers buy loose tobacco so there may be less hidden carcinogens unless you roll your own cigarettes. Pipe smokers may or may not inhale as deeply but can inhale deeper. In general, you ask for trouble with both. ...Read more