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Does smoking make you lose weight?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Unfortunately it can

There are metabolites in tobacco smoke with can increase metabolism, augmenting weight loss.
When people quit smoking, it is pertinent that they increase exercise and water intake and decrease calories to avoid the typical 10-15 pound weight gain. It is healthier to gain a bit a weight than continue smoking.

In brief: Unfortunately it can

There are metabolites in tobacco smoke with can increase metabolism, augmenting weight loss.
When people quit smoking, it is pertinent that they increase exercise and water intake and decrease calories to avoid the typical 10-15 pound weight gain. It is healthier to gain a bit a weight than continue smoking.
Dr. James Cunnar
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: No

People tend to gain weight after stopping smoking - does not mean smoking helps weight loss.

In brief: No

People tend to gain weight after stopping smoking - does not mean smoking helps weight loss.
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