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What are the benefits of Quitting smoking?

What are the benefits of Quitting smoking?

TNTC: is something that lab techs who are looking at a urinalysis will say if the white cells in the urine (a sign of infection) are "TOO NUMEROUS TO COUNT." Ditto for benefits of quitting smoking. Not smelling like an ashtray, having stains on fingers, mouth, lips, whole house stinks. Not getting various cancers, bronchitis, emphysema, heart attack, stroke and million more things even more significant ...Read more

Dr. Dean Giannone
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Smoking Cessation (Definition)

Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more


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What are the health risks of smoking marijuana?

What are the health risks of smoking marijuana?

Mental Health risks: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, paranoia, 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

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What are the risks and benefits of smoking weed/marijuana?

What are the risks and benefits of smoking weed/marijuana?

The risks: are decrease in IQ and neuropsych testing decreased grey matter in the prefrontal cortex of the brain which are non-reversable, possible cardiac toxicity, and addiction. There are no actual benefits of smoking marijuana it only use is to "get high" there are other forms of thc containing medicines that are useful such as eye drops, and marinol for nausea and appetite stimulation. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of smoking weed?

What are the health effects of smoking weed?

Depends on who you: talk to. Health benefits that are touted are anti-nausea effect and increased appetite, leading to use of both marijuana and THC-containing medication (Marinol) for patients undergoing cancer treatment, or with HIV or hepatitis. It also lowers intraocular pressure in some cases of glaucoma. It may reduce neuropathic pain and certain kinds of seizures. SE's include bronchitis, sedation, anxiety. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of non-smoking campuses?

What are the health benefits of non-smoking campuses?

See: http://tobaccofreecampus.org/sites/default/files/resources/Oregon%20Guide.pdf

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What are the health risks of herbal cigarettes?

What are the health risks of herbal cigarettes?

Many...: Including cancer, heart disease, lung disease, premature aging, dementia, stroke, and death (and this is far from a complete list). Keep in mind, all cigarettes are herbal. Tobacco is an herb. If you are asking about clove cigarettes, then add suddenly coughing up blood to the list, as that has been reported after smoking clove cigarettes. ...Read more

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What are the health dangers of smoking for nearby nonsmokers?

What are the health dangers of smoking for nearby nonsmokers?

Same as smoking.: The risks may be lower, but they're the same as smoking. Heart disease. Lung cancer. Emphysema. The list goes on. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Quitting smoking?

What are the complications of Quitting smoking?

Quitting Smoking: The major issue is the recurrence rate for returning to tobacco use. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking cigarettes?

What are the effects of smoking cigarettes?

Lots of bad effects: Smoking affects multiple system, and can cause copd, different cancerslike lungs, oral vavity, ubladder, prone to heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, etc. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects of Quitting smoking?

What are the side-effects of Quitting smoking?

Longer healthy life: Aside from the pride in accomplishing a difficult task , you are much more likely to have a longer and more healthy life. ...Read more

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What are the risks and benefits of smoking pot?

What are the risks and benefits of smoking pot?

Truth be told...: the medical benefits have been shown to be more profound with the pill versions of marijuana versus the smoked varieties. So don't try to justify smoking pot - no benefits medicinally above taking by pill. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and costs of pipe smoking?

What are the benefits and costs of pipe smoking?

No benefits: There are no health benefits to any type of smoking. The cost could be your health. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the health risks of smokeless tobacco?

Doctors, what are the health risks of smokeless tobacco?

Cancer and others: Chewing tobacco, snuff etc. produce high levels of the organic compounds ("tars") that are associated with cancer of the head/neck. In addition, you absorb nicotine and the cardiovascular complications of that, while not as bad as smoking, are still bad - an increase in heart attack and stroke. You are also just as dependent on nicotine as smokers. Bad breath, stained teeth, the spitting - all bad ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of xylitol?

What are the health benefits of xylitol?

Xylitol: Clears nasal passages, prevents ear infections, reduces intra ocular pressure, reduces periodontal disease, heals wounds. ...Read more

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What are the downsides of smoking weed?

What are the downsides of smoking weed?

Marijuana: An issue fraught with difficulty. There's not been hard science done. That is we don't know a lot of things. Most importantly although state laws change some places federal law has not changed this should be worrisome for anyone that thinks that they are using it legally. Cons are it does have serious psychological effects for some people and it is really no better than smoking as far as lungs. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of cacao?

What are the health benefits of cacao?

Glad you asked!: To get the benefits you need pure dark chocolate. Cacao contains phenylethylamine (amphetimine-like effect) theobromine(jitter-free stimulant that is toxic to domestic animals) epicatechin (antioxidant - strengthen cell membranes) and polyphenols-anti-inflammatory enzymes) so a positive effect on blood pressure, digestion and glucose metabolism. But high in calories, most candy bars won't do this. ...Read more

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What are the most harmful health effects of passive smoking?

What are the most harmful health effects of passive smoking?

Cancer and Brochiti: Most harmful effect is causing increased risk of not only Cancer of the Lung but also Breast Cancer,and chronic cough due to Chronic Bonchitis and COPD And many others ...Read more

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Can we take chintax for quitting smoking if my health is normal?Does it has side effects?

Can we take chintax for quitting smoking if my health is normal?Does it has side effects?

Chantix: Yes, Chantix does have potential for side effects. Check out: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/chantix-side-effects.html ...Read more

Dr. David Brouwer
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Quitting Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the process of discontinuing the use ...Read more