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Is using nicorette (nicotine gum) gum or vapor cigarettes better than actual smoking?

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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Education & support

Nicotine replacement (gum or patch) continues the addiction to nicotine.
At some point u will have to go through withdrawal. Smoking cessation programs often offer gum & patch but u can quit w just the support & education. There's also nicotine anonymous, based on the 12 steps of aa. Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Chantix r meds that can help w cravings but neither works 4 everyone. Nic cravings r only 3-5 mins.

In brief: Education & support

Nicotine replacement (gum or patch) continues the addiction to nicotine.
At some point u will have to go through withdrawal. Smoking cessation programs often offer gum & patch but u can quit w just the support & education. There's also nicotine anonymous, based on the 12 steps of aa. Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Chantix r meds that can help w cravings but neither works 4 everyone. Nic cravings r only 3-5 mins.
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Dr. Adam Front
"Vaping" is only the next big lie of corporations that want to keep you hooked on nicotine for their own profit. There are many chemicals in e-cig preparations whose effects are not known and may be more toxic than regular cigs. The propellant is an oil, which likely coats the lungs, impeding oxygen exchange (this is how insecticides work). Does any of this sound "healthy" to you?
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