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Doctor insights on: What Products Can Be Used To Replace Nicotine

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What products can be used to replace nicotine?

What products can be used to replace nicotine?

Oils: I have had excellent results with pharmaceutical grade essential oils in combination of lavender, citrus and peppermint. The lavender in my experience is equivalent in its effect for calming to xanax (alprazolam).; peppermint opens up and citrus focuses the mind and elevates the mood. One drop of each in teh palm of the hand breathed as often as needed. Check www.Medacpc.Com for details. ...Read more

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Nicotine (Definition)

Nicotine is a stimulant drug found in cigarettes and is the ...Read more


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How can I quit tobacco completely. Tried patches of nicotine but no result.?

How can I quit tobacco completely. Tried patches of nicotine but no result.?

Several things: The first thing is a formal tobacco cessation program. The group and individual support and expert advice is critical to success. The combination with the most success is varenicline (chantix) plus a program, with about 40-45% of people successfully quitting, and almost 2/3 of them staying quit. Another option is bupropion, sold as zyban for smoking cessation, again with a program. Good luck! ...Read more

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I want to smoke shisha without the tobacco and the nicotine, what could I put to replace those things that it wouldn't harm my health ?

Smoking shish: There is nothing you can smoke that is good for your health. Smoking shisha, tobacco, hemp, vaporized electro cigarettes, or marijuana all cause irritation to your lungs. ...Read more

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Do health consequences result from nicotine and carbon monoxide on the cardiovascular system? If so, what happens?

Toxins: Nicotine and co are two poisons. Co works to desaturate oxygen and the whole body needs oxygen to function. Nicotine is a vasoconstrictor and can cut blood flow to various organs, neither agent is 'good' for you. ...Read more

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There is a non tobacco non nicotine herbal snuff called Smokey Mountain snuff can this product still cause cancer?

There is a non tobacco non nicotine herbal snuff called Smokey Mountain snuff can this product still cause cancer?

Not sure: Looking at the ingredients (http://www.smokeysnuff.com/faq.html), should be much safer than tobacco products. No research that I know of has been done. ...Read more

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What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

Smoking cessation: this is the official name for nicotine "gum," which is really much more viscous (thick) than usual chewing gums. Most people use it to try to stop smoking, although some individuals will just use it to prevent nicotine withdrawal (nicotine 'fits') when they have to fly on an airplane, see a movie or have to be in a non-smoking setting for a long period of time. ...Read more

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What is nicotine polacrilex used for?

Smoking cessation: this is the official name for nicotine "gum," which is really much more viscous (thick) than usual chewing gums. Most people use it to try to stop smoking, although some individuals will just use it to prevent nicotine withdrawal (nicotine 'fits') when they have to fly on an airplane, see a movie or have to be in a non-smoking setting for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Could nicotine cause tia?

Could nicotine cause tia?

Tobacco use and CVA: Tobacco use makes atherosclerosis worse and may lead to transient ischemic attack due to vascular lesions in the blood vessels in the brain. ...Read more

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Does our bodies produce nicotine?

No: The confusion may be that we have "nicotinic" receptors in our body as part of the parasympathetic nervous system. The main neurotransmitter is acetylcholine, and there are 2 kinds of receptors - muscarinic and nicotinic. They were thus named because they caused binding of the 2 substances - muscarine and nicotine - but these are not produced in the body. ...Read more

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What amount nicotine is too mich?

How about any??: There is no safe amount of nicotine, mainly because the data show that an individual who smokes more than 7 cigarettes in their life has a 90% chance of becoming a regular smoker. There are people who will smoke one or two cigarettes on a rare basis, and it is unlikely that that causes serious harm (unless they have asthma or unusual sensitivity). Even 1-2 cigarettes per day increases health risks. ...Read more

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What is a lethal dose of nicotine?

About 50-60 mg: This would require smoking 50-100 cigarettes at one time, so the chances of getting near this by natural means is essentially zero. However, people who rapidly smoke one cigarette after another can actually get some nicotine poisoning effects with nausea and vomiting, and some early smoking cessation techniques used smoke-loading as an aversive conditioning tool. ...Read more

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What does nicotine do to the body?

Many things: first and foremost it causes a very significant physical dependency, with a withdrawal syndrome complete with anxiety, irritability, headache, poor sleep and intense craving. It is also a cardiac stimulant and over time is partly responsible for the increase in arteriosclerotic heart disease (and other vascular disease) found in smokers and users of smokeless tobacco&e-cigs as well. ...Read more

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How much nicotine is in a cigarette?

How much nicotine is in a cigarette?

About 9 mg: The nicotine in a cigarette is absorbed through smoke. The amount of nicotine that actually enters the body in this manner is usually less than 1mg. However, the nicotine is not the primary cause for concern in cigarettes. The bigger problem is that the smoke has hundreds of chemicals that attach to the lungs with the smoke's tar. This tar substance builds up, kills lung tissue, and causes cancer. ...Read more

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How can I eliminate nicotine cravings?

Many ways: Nicotine replacement therapy is generally the best first approach in people who are trying "will power" and finding things to divert your attention from it. Patches, gum and lozenges all work. Two medications - bupropion (zyban, wellbutrin) and varenicline (chantix) also reduce cravings. Some people have success with hypnosis and acupuncture, as well as herbal medicines like lobeline. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I go nicotine free for one year?

Pay for a test: If your hair is long enough or your fingernails, there are labs that will use them for a test. Long hair can show nicotine up to 8 to 10 years. ...Read more

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How long does nicotine stay in your body?

How long does nicotine stay in your body?

Not long: Obviously not very long or smokers would not be smoking it frequently. Different people metabolize it differently, though. ...Read more

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Does your body naturally produce nicotine?

Nicotine: The human body does not produce nicotine. However, the body does have nicotine receptors to which when introduced, nicotine binds and produces it's effects. In order to have an effect, most drugs that work on the central nervous system need to attach themselves to a specific receptors in the body. ...Read more

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