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Why does smoking cigarettes give me headaches?

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Dr. Brian Lynch
Family Medicine

In brief: Smoking

The exact mechanism is hard to say.
If you don't know already there are hundreds of toxic substances in cigarettes. Nicotine as well as others of these alter neurotransmitters or the chemical and electrical activity in your brain . The bottom line is your brain is telling you to stop smoking, not a good idea. Please do so by whatever means possible.

In brief: Smoking

The exact mechanism is hard to say.
If you don't know already there are hundreds of toxic substances in cigarettes. Nicotine as well as others of these alter neurotransmitters or the chemical and electrical activity in your brain . The bottom line is your brain is telling you to stop smoking, not a good idea. Please do so by whatever means possible.
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