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It is well known that cigarette smoking makes Crohn's disease worse. Is it the nicotine or the toxins, or both?

It is well known that smoking increases both the severity and frequency of flares in people with Crohn's disease. What is not clear is whether that is due to the nicotine or the thousands of other ...
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Does Nicotine Trigger a Relaxation Response?

If I read this article correctly it indicates nicotine triggers a relaxation response in rabbits. Do we know whether a similar response is triggered in humans? Is this relaxation response the same ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

It is believed by many that Nicotine causes cancer, and passively vaping may also cause cancer due to the nicotine content. My research into the idea whilst looking at questions such as Does '...
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Are there physiological effects unique to the simultaneous consumption of alcohol and tobacco?

I'm aware of the various effects of alcohol and tobacco, but are there any effects which are only present during the consumption of both? A hypothetical example would be: alcohol causes vasodilation, ...
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Dangers of smoking hookah

In my country, hookah just became insanely popular. Government agencies alongside health organizations mobilized and started to forbid smoking under the pretense that it is as unhealthy as cigarettes, ...
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Nicotine withdrawal’s effect on sleep rhythms?

Can nicotine withdrawal cause oversleeping? My understanding that nicotine decreases sleep duration.
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Does 'vaping' affect your lungs?

I feel as if the question to "vapes" is unclear whether or not if it is bad for your lungs. I have done plenty of research and have found people only talking about E-Cigarettes, leaving me in ...
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Why is nicotine gum so expensive?

If one can purchase nicotine liquid for e-cigarettes at a concentration of 100mg/ml for roughly 130$ a liter, why is nicotine gum so expensive in the US and Canada? Are there regulations on the ...
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How does metformin interact with nicotine?

Does co-use of nicotine replacement therapy and metformin increase lactic acidosis risk? If so, how?
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Caffeine vs Nicotine addiction

We, who love coffee very much, have a belief/satisfaction(could be very wrong) that coffee(which has caffeine) is better than cigarette or any other products which has nicotine. But as far as I know ...
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Chewing Nicorette Gum for only 30 min

In the directions, it says to chew the nicorrette gum for only 30 min. I find that I can chew it for more than an hour before all the nicotine is gone. Is there a health reason why the company limits ...
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Affects of nicotine on the nerves

There are new methods for getting nicotine. For example, vaping. Some people are almost promoting nicotine as a health product that can reduce the risk of Parkison's disease and colitis. Some people ...
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How much nicotine is in tea and vegetables

Compared to a cigarettes, how much nicotine is in tea, coco powder and vegetables like tomatoes and potatoes? For example, for a normal sized tomato, how many grams of nicotine is present?
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Will smoking about 10 cigarettes per year over about 50 years virtually do anything to your health?

So I don't smoke but I am wondering if someone were to say smoke about 10 cigarettes per year from about age 20 to age 70, would it affect their health in any way? Would they still be more prone to ...
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How many people have been instantly killed by smoking?

We all know that cigarettes have killed millions of people, to the extent that just about everyone knows someone who has died from it. Smoking deaths are overwhelmingly medium to long term effects of ...
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Is there a limit to nicotine tolerance?

Is there a limit to how much of a nicotine tolerance you can have, or does it endlessly go on and get stronger? Edit: What I mean is whether or not there is a point to the human nicotine tolerance, ...
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Smoking just after a workout

I smoke a cigarette just after workout at gym. Can that be more dangerous than smoking at a more ordinary time? For example, can it cause sudden cardiac arrest?
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Do nicotine lozenges cause wrinkles?

Do nicotine lozenges cause wrinkles on the face or around the mouth? Can a longtime lozenge user attest to this?
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Natural ways to quit smoking

I have been smoking for the past three years and I have decided to quit smoking cold turkey. It has been three days now! I am used to smoking during breaks. The craving is the worst every time I even ...