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How bad is Smoking?

How bad is Smoking?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes, along with various toxins. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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Is smoking really bad?

Is smoking really bad?

Smoking is bad.: It causes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and lung cancer, besides possibility of mouth and esophageal cancer. It contributes to poor healing, foul odor, osteoporosis etc. ...Read more

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How do I quiet smoking?

How do I quiet smoking?

Ways to quit: Smoking is a very difficult habit and addiction to quit. Average number of tries is seven. Use a nicotine patch or puffer instead of cigarettes, but wean to using the patch or puffer exclusively, then wean the patch or puffers. Medications may be helpful as well, but some of these have side effects. Get support from friends and family and contact the american lung assoc. For a quitting packet. ...Read more

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Want to give up smoking?

Want to give up smoking?

Good idea: Set a stop date and find a support group. Ask your family doc about pharmacological assistance if necessary.
This is a very good decision on your part. ...Read more

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How can I quite smoking?

How can I quite smoking?

Wean Gradually: Smoking is a very difficult habit to quit! Start with weaning your cigarettes down, when you have a craving substitute a 10 minute walk for the smoke. Set a quit date in the future, and try using social media to announce to your friends your quit date. If you have a significant component of anxiety (many smokers do) then an antidepressant like wellbutrin (bupropion) may help. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I quite smoking?

How can I quite smoking?

Set a quit date and: Deal with it in many ways. Nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges, inhalers) are effective and safe, zyban (bupropion) is also effective but has side effects and needs a doctors prescription and monitoring. Chantix (varenicline) has had the best success (almost 40% quit rates) but can increase depression and some heart problems. Behavioral programs, & cold turkey work for some. ...Read more

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How dangerous is smoking?

How dangerous is smoking?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes, along with various toxins. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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Does smoking lead to nec?

Does smoking lead to nec?

??: Smoking causes iugr. Iugr indirectly may be associated with GI issues. ...Read more

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How can I give up smoking?

How can I give up smoking?

Discuss c Pharmacy: There are patches, gums and electronic cigarrettes available. Ask the phatmacist if you require a prescription. Chatntix is probably the best in the market, but req prescription, very effctive but expensive and c possible side effcts. You need the motivation. Some pts do it cold turkey with success. Choose a significant date for you. Go to http://www.Cancer.Org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/guidetoq. ...Read more

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Smoking for 7years effects?

Smoking for 7years effects?

Let me help you: Please follow this link to find out.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/#overview. ...Read more

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How bad is smoking for you?

It is bad enough: For you to endanger your health.

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Why we have to srop smoking?

Many: Higher risk for emphysema, chronic obstructive lung disease, lung cancer, throat cancer, bladder cancer. Just to name a few. ...Read more

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How smoking affects my body?

Lungs/blood vessels: Right away the use of tobacco lowers you ability to fight lung infections. This bad effect takes about 4-6 weeks to wear off. With years of smoking, blood vessels are thickened and narrowed and blood can't flow easily through them to places like the feet, the heart, the brain, and the penis. Without adequate blood flow these organs don't work well - heart attacks, strokes, and impotence result. ...Read more

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Can you recover from smoking?

One can quit smoking: A person can recover from a smoking addiction. It takes a strong commitment, a healthy attitude towards life, support from friends and family (staying away from others who are smoking), and close follow-up with one's primary care doctor (who can help with temporary medications and nicotine patches, if needed). ...Read more

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Will smoking worsen my lupis?

Yes: Smoking affects many body systems, including the immune system. It decreases the body's responses to various situations and reduces blood flow and thereby decreases nutrient and oxygenation to tissues. ...Read more

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Is smoking hookah bad for you?

Is smoking hookah bad for you?

Hookah: A hookah is a water pipe used to smoke tobacco, often flavored. Thought some filtering may be its effect, tobacco still has substances that will damage your lungs. Any smoking is detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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Does smoking affect my height?

Does smoking affect my height?

No effect on height: Smoking does not affect one's height. Studies have found that smokers on average tend to be a slightly thinner than non-smokers, but there is no difference in height. ...Read more

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Is ED from smoking reversible?

Help but. ..: Smoking has its far-reaching negative effects onto almost all parts of our body. ED is a process of lifelong making resulting from constant accumulation of aging and lifestyle. You would not see an instant help to ED from quitting smoking, but may help to a degree. Still, remember: Low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession is the foundation of healthcare and ED... ...Read more

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Is smoking hookah bad for you?

Is smoking hookah bad for you?

Yes: Lot of studies indicate smoking associates with many cancers, like lung cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, etc. Smoking also associates with cardiovascular diseases. You should quit smoking. ...Read more

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What is the smoking dangerous?

What is the smoking dangerous?

Very dangerous.: There's nothing good about cigarette smoking. There are about 42 carcinogens in cigarettes, along with various toxins among the more than 4000 ingredients in a cigarette, believe it or not. Cancer, heart disease, lung disease. Very bad habit to pick up. ...Read more

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How can I stop missing smoking?

Have a back up plan: The physical addiction to nicotine can be addressed with nicotine replacement (patches, gum, etc.) however, often times the psychological addiction is more difficult to deal with. I advise my patients to have a "back up plan" when they get the cravings. This includes using chewing gum, exercising, going for a walk, calling supportive friends, or meditating about an ideal vacation spot. ...Read more

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Can smoking affect your weight?

Can smoking affect your weight?

A little bit: Studies have found that smokers on average tend to be a slightly thinner than non-smokers, but there is no difference in height. That means there are underweight smokers, regular-weight smokers, and obese smokers; but if we average out all the smokers' weights, the average weight will be slightly lower than the average weight of non-smokers. ...Read more

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How risky is very light smoking?

How risky is very light smoking?

Risky.: Even smoking one cigarette daily can cause health problems. No amount of cigarette smoking is safe. ...Read more

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How do I quell smoking cravings?

How do I quell smoking cravings?

It's difficult: There are medications that help some. You can learn to watch your mind and say to yourself that you're not going to give in to that particular trigger. Most helpful is reflecting that you've been enslaved by a jackass tobacco company ceo and that you are not going to give them the satisfaction of ruining the rest of your life. ...Read more

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How does smoking affect singing?

How does smoking affect singing?

Smoking & voice: Smokers will eventually develop a rather gruff, deep voice. Also, smokers can get vocal cord polyps which disrupt vocal cord functionality. Bad for singers - could end a budding career very quickly. ...Read more

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I am smoking & I wana giveup it?

I am smoking & I wana giveup it?

Congrats: Set a quit date, prepare your house/car for it (clean them up, including windows, get smoke smell out), get rid of ashtrays etc. Avoid friends who smoke and/or ask them not to smoke in your presence. Best results are with a formal support program if they are available in your country, and the use of medications -nicotine replacement, bupropion and varenicline (chantix), if available. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does smoking do to people?

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What does smoking do to people?

Teen smoking: Susceptibility to respiratory tract infection, precursor to other habits, bad smell, compromising immune system, all but a few of the many negative effects of nicotine. ...Read more

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Is 6 years of smoking repairable?

Is 6 years of smoking repairable?

Many benefits. ..: Benefits to giving up smoking: within 20 mins, blood pressure and heart rate decrease; within 12 hrs, carbon monoxide blood levels normalize; within 48 hrs, the sense of smell and taste start recovering; within 3 mos, circulation and lung function improve; within 9 mos, there is less coughing and shortness of breath; within 1 yr, the risk of coronary heart disease is cut in half. Need I say more? ...Read more

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How can I cut down on my smoking?

How can I cut down on my smoking?

Not easy: This is an addiction and not an easy habit to break, hypnosis has helped many people, there are also patches and pills now available.....There is always cold turkey....Discuss with your internist. ...Read more