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Smoking Clove Cigarettes Cause Problems Other Types
Does smoking clove cigarettes cause health problems in children as much as other types of cigarettes
Yes: Clove cigarettes, or kreteks, are made with a combination of tobacco, cloves and other herbs. They have all the badness of regular cigarettes, and there have been reports of people being hospitalized and even coughing up blood after smoking them. You can't lessen the negative impact of smoking with more smoking. The way to avoid the health problems you're asking about is to not smoke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More than 46 million, nearly 21% of adults in the United States, smoke, according to a 2010 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Smoking rates remained constant from 2005 - 2009. Smoking kills more than 5 million people a year worldwide, accounting for 1 out of ...Read more
Yes: I agree with everything dr snead said. But why are you using drugs in front of your children? It's bad enough you use drugs, but modeling this behavior for them to mimic will encourage their subsequent drug use. Please think about your parental responsibilities, and put this adolescent drug behavior behind you. If you can't, please seek drug/alcohol rehab help. Do it for your kids! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on…: How many packs a day you smoke, whether they're filtered/unfiltered, how deeply you inhale, whether u smoke every day, what other smoke exposure u have. Cigarette smoke almost immediately paralyzes the tiny hair cells lining respiratory tract that sweep mucus, etc out of lungs. Smoking inflames lung tubes & air sacs. Stopping now is best thing u can do for yourself b4 u have emphysema/chronic bron. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smoking djarum clove cigars, how bad is it? I smoke about 6 to 8 a day. They are the same size as a regular cigarette
Very unhealthy: Kreteks (clove cigarettes) are reported by the cdc to produce at least twice the nicotine, carbon monoxide ; tar as most american cigarette brands. They are usually 60 to 80% tobacco and 20 to 40% ground clove. Thus, they contain the same dangerous chemicals found int cigars/ cigarettes plus some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That amount,not much: But very few people stick with smoking so few cigarettes for long (although some do). In fact, so few people smoke that little that i cannot find any studies of it, but the overall consensus is that there is a very low likelihood of problems (but not zero) with that low a level of exposure. Keep in mind that other low exposures (like second hand smoke) are associated with higher rates of cancer. ...Read more
Mood changes: Nicotine has both stimulating and relaxing effects, and with cigarettes persons addicted are very good a titrating the amount of nicotine for desired effect. , however once addicted the main effect the nicotine gives a smoker is to relieve the craving and mild withdrawal state that happens in between cigarettes. The withdrawal state could include irratibilty, poor concentration, anxiety. ...Read more
Is smoking (mixing) different brands of cigarettes (additives and type of tobacco) worse then smoking one brand constantly. I know that all is bad.
I quit smoking, was smoking for 3 years maximum 7 cigarettes a day and not even everyday. what should I do not to have health problems. still risk?
Quit smoking: Congratulations! Eat a healthy food plan, no transfats, lower carbs, lots of fruits and vegetables. See your doc first and then create an exercise plan that fits your needs. Consider a personal trainer to get you started. Meditate. Enjoy family and friends. Peace and good health. High five. ...Read more
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