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Is turmeric good to help quit smoking?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No. Think about it.

Turmeric is WAY oversold.
You can't make curry without turmeric. Where do they eat lots & lots & LOTS of curry? India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. If turmeric were "good" to help quit smoking, smoking would be nonexistent there. Instead, there is an epidemic of cardiovascular disease on the Indian subcontinent from smoking. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself with REAL data & REAL evidence.

In brief: No. Think about it.

Turmeric is WAY oversold.
You can't make curry without turmeric. Where do they eat lots & lots & LOTS of curry? India, Pakistan & Bangladesh. If turmeric were "good" to help quit smoking, smoking would be nonexistent there. Instead, there is an epidemic of cardiovascular disease on the Indian subcontinent from smoking. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself with REAL data & REAL evidence.
Dr. Mark Fisher
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Turmeric

Congrats on wanting to stop smoking! turmeric's anti-inflammatory activity can help a lot of things, including osteoarthritis and dyspepsia.
Some are looking at it in the context of alzheimer's disease, but evidence isn't clear for that yet. I've never heard of turmeric being used to help quit smoking . . . Seeing your physician for nicotine patches, etc might be more effective. Good luck!

In brief: Turmeric

Congrats on wanting to stop smoking! turmeric's anti-inflammatory activity can help a lot of things, including osteoarthritis and dyspepsia.
Some are looking at it in the context of alzheimer's disease, but evidence isn't clear for that yet. I've never heard of turmeric being used to help quit smoking . . . Seeing your physician for nicotine patches, etc might be more effective. Good luck!
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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