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What happens when you smoke MDPV?

What happens when you smoke MDPV?

MDPV: Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) has a # of risks: "Acute: Increased heart rate, hypertension, hyperthermia, dehydration, accidental injury, seizures, cardiac arrest, stroke, coma, fatal overdose. Chronic: addiction, tolerance, withdrawal, depression, infertility, heart damage. Insufflation: nasal septum damage. Inhalation (smoking): lung damage." See: ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Quit Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the single most important decision smokers can make to improve their health. Preparing a quit-smoking plan and enlisting support from your doctor and your loved ones can greatly improve your chances of success. Your doctor can help you decide if over-the-counter or prescription medications can help. Pick a quit day a few weeks ahead and put it on your calendar. Plan how you're going deal with situations that make you want to smoke. Take advantage of support from family, friends, and co-workers, and consider joining a smoking cessation program so that you don't ...Read more


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What happens when you quit smoking cigs?

What happens when you quit smoking cigs?

You get healthier: You make millions of doctors all across the world happy. And you get healthier at the same time. Save a lot of money for yourself in the future too. Good Job! ...Read more

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What can I do to stop coughing when you start smoking ciggarettes?

What can I do to stop coughing when you start smoking ciggarettes?

Stop smoking: Tobacco is a respiratory irritant. Want to avoid coughing and cancer? Don't smoke. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you quit smoking?

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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What happens if you stop masturbating?

What happens if you stop masturbating?

Drive Usually Goes ↑: Despite many long promoted fears, ideas that masturbating is unhealthy, for men or women, there is no evidence to support that this is true. If drive is not expressed & this interferes with your judgment & respect for the rights & interests of others, then not masturbating can end up very harmful to yourself & others. ...Read more

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What happens if you stop working out altogether?

What happens if you stop working out altogether?

Eat healthy : Happiness is the key to good health. Also make sure you follow a healthy diet, do not smoke and drink alcohol in moderation. Avoid being a couch potato. ...Read more

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What happens when you finally can quit smoking cigarettes?

What happens when you finally can quit smoking cigarettes?

Better health!: There is a very long list of benefits. There are 50 known cancer-causing chemicals, so those go away. Carbon monoxide and other ingredients that reduce blood flow go away. Your breath and smell and taste is better. Your lungs work better. Your ability to exercise improves. And more money in your pocket! you many have temporary symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, but those go away too. Go for it! ...Read more

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What happens to your body when you stop eating?

What happens to your body when you stop eating?

It does not get any : No food means no energy. It is like a car without fuel in it. So food is what gives us energy. If you do not eat food, your body starts to break down your flesh/muscles and you become weaker and lose weight...So it is not a good idea to stop eating altogether. If you want to lose weight, eat less than normal but you still need to eat about half to two thirds of your usual normal intake of food. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you completly stop drinking liquids all together?

Could you tell me what happens when you completly stop drinking liquids all together?

Hydration: You would become dehydrated. Then you would become sick. Then you would eventually die (unless you had fluids via your food or via an intravenous line.). ...Read more

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What happens if you smoke weed everyday?

Nothing: Basically nothing. You may be healthier actually. So long as you don't smoke tobacco products as well. ...Read more

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What happens when you stop taking sertraline suddenly?

What happens when you stop taking sertraline suddenly?

Withdrawal: Technically, we use the term discontinuation syndrome to describe what happens on sudden withdrawal from sertraline or other ssri. Symptoms include irritability, lightheadedness, malaise, strange sensations (like electric shocks down the neck or back especially when turning your head), and GI distress. In my experience, it is helpful to take an occasional 1/4-1/2 pill to reduce these symptoms. ...Read more

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What happens when you stop taking methotrexate for ra?

What happens when you stop taking methotrexate for ra?

Depends on your RA -: Being controlled or not. Your symptoms might get worse. You should check with your rheumatologists as they might change it for some other medicine or if you are having side effects from the mtx, you may need some meds to counter those effects. ...Read more

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What happens when you smoke weed, does it effect you?

What happens when you smoke weed, does it effect you?

Yes: It can decrease motivation and your reaction time. It can be dangerous when driving. It can decrease brain volume. ...Read more

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What can happen to your body when you quit smoking?

What can happen to your body when you quit smoking?

LOTS of good things: Heart rate and carbon monoxide in your blood drop. Heart attack risk begins to drop and your lungs work better. Coughing, shortness of breath and risk of lung infection all decrease. After a year your risk of having a stroke is back to normal. In 10 yrs your risk of lung cancer death is half that of a smoker's. Cancer risk of the throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas also decrease. ...Read more

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What kind of symptoms happen when you stop chantix?

What kind of symptoms happen when you stop chantix?

Irritability/insomni: Irritability and insomnia can occur in 3% of study patients. Nicotine withdrawal- like symptoms have been reported, so a slow tapering under a physician's care is recommended. ...Read more

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What happens if you smoke while taking rituximab?

What happens if you smoke while taking rituximab?

Tobacco bad: There are many reasons not to smoke, but i don't know of a specific interaction between smoking and rituximab. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you just stop taking your birth control?

Could you tell me what happens when you just stop taking your birth control?

Returns to normal: While taking the hormones of BC, your body doesn't release eggs. No eggs available= no chance of pregnancy. If you skip enough pills or just stop, the body returns to its baseline and eggs are released at intervals driven by an interaction of your natural hormones. ...Read more

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What happens when you stop taking hypothyroidism medication?

What happens when you stop taking hypothyroidism medication?

Low thyroid levels: Most people need to thyroid hormone(th) forever because their thyroid can't make enough. Stopping th leads to low thyroid levels, and feeling cold, sluggish, constipated, not interested in doing anything, sleeping a lot, rough skin, and gaining weight. Since these changes take weeks to occur, people may lose insight that things aren't right, they may go untreated for months or even years. ...Read more

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What is likely to happen when i stop zolpidem?

What is likely to happen when i stop zolpidem?

Ambien (zolpidem) Withdrawal: You may have difficulty sleeping for a couple of weeks. But, you will get to a place where you can sleep naturally again. Hang in there. This is a very good decision you have made. ...Read more

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Alright so I have been smoking weed for about 7 months now & it would be a daily routine , what happens after i stop smoking weed ?

Alright so I have been smoking weed for about 7 months now & it would be a daily routine , what happens after i stop smoking weed ?

Mild withdrawal: Stopping marijuana after months of daily use is likely to cause mild withdrawal symptoms; common symptoms include irritability, anxiety, insomnia & headaches; not everyone gets these & they are usually mild & fade after a week or so. Exercise, meditation & supps like l-theanine, holy basil & gotu kola can help. See http://alcoholism.About.Com/od/pot/a/marijuana-withdrawal-symptoms.Htm good luck! ...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