Can smoking tobacco cause neuropathy or paresthesias?

Not directly. But can aggravate symptoms. It can also cause vasoconstriction which, if you have peripheral arterial disease, it can cause neuropathy to set in earlier. However, smoking does not directly cause neuropathy normally. Ask your physician if you are having neuropathy as there are many causes of neuropathy and it needs to be evaluated.

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Can quitting smoking (tobacco) cause you to go into depression?

Possibly. Nicotine is a stimulant drug that speeds up the nervous system. It is considered a behavioral stimulant and is highly addictive (as you are well aware). In addition, smokers often stop taking their frequent relaxing breaks when they quit smoking. Both the withdrawal from the stimulant and the cessation of the frequent enjoyable relaxation can lead to a downward emotional spiral for some. Read more...

Will smoking marijuana cause cancer/is it carcinogenic? If so, is it worse than smoking tobacco?

Potentially. Unfiltered smoke contains chemicals that can promote the development of cancer, regardless of whether it is tobacco or marijuana. Putting a number on that risk is difficult because it depends what kinds of paper are used, and what additives are included when rolling these. This is just another reason to never use tobacco or marijuana. Read more...
Smoking can be . Carcinogenic, and marijuana can cause similar symptoms like schizophrenia , therefore avoid it. Read more...

How does smoking tobacco increase the chances of cancer?

Carcinogens. Tobacco contains a number of chemicals that can damage dna and promote growth. This combination is conducive to cancer formation in genetically susceptible people. Read more...
Greatly. Both. To the smoker and those inhaling the sidestream smoke. It has carcinogens. It causes >90% lung cancer, associated with h&n, pancreas, bladder cancer. Also destructive lung disease and heard and vascular disease. Epidemiologists claim smoking to age 35 will cause death in 50% of those exercising the freedom to smoke. Read more...

Why and what are withdrawals when you quit smoking tobacco products?

Nicotine effects. Our body becomes used to nicotine and feels the loss when you quit. (Addiction) The physical w/drawal only lasts ~1 week - but the psychological habit can be very long lasting. There are mental/mood/energy issues and appetite/sleep changes. None are what most folk like. But they only last awhile unless we allow our psychological neediness to take over. Nicotine is an active/interactive substance. Read more...

Can smoking tobacco help prevent cancer?

Smoking or. Chewing tobacco has no benefit, has costs, and have scientific evidence proving that it causes cancer and other health related effects. An extremly bad idea, do not do it. Read more...