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Is there an established recommended maximum intake of cigarettes?

Yes It’s zero. See: Doll, R., & Hill, A. B. (1950). Smoking and carcinoma of the lung; preliminary report. British medical journal, 2(4682), 739–748. doi: 10.1136/bmj.2.4682.739 pubmed central: ...
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Smoking just after a workout

Smoking in general is unhealthy. Smoking can result in emphysema, COPD, pulmonary hypertension and other ugly diseases [1,2,3]. After a workout your heart and respiration rates are higher than at ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

There is not enough evidence either in support or in rebuttal... EFFECTS OF CHRONIC OR REPEATED EXPOSURE: Nicotine is a teratogen (capable of causing birth defects). Other developmental toxicity ...
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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?

As suggested by one small human study and one study in mice, nicotine might improve Crohn's disease in the colon but aggravate Crohn's disease in the small intestine. Nicotine Enemas for Active ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

It is a common way to demonise substances in saying that they "cause cancer". In the case of recreational or habitual tobacco smoking there is no longer much debate over whether that is true or not. "...
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Natural ways to quit smoking

Natural Ways to quit Smoking Candy and Gum. Sucking candy or chewing gum can occupy your mouth and time much the same as cigarettes. Even lollipops can help. The flavor of the gum keeps the mouth ...
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How much nicotine is in tea and vegetables

Not much. Unless your vegetables or teas do contain tobacco or some exotic weeds. In the letter mentioned in the comments was an interesting table listing different plant sources of nicotine. The ...
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How many people have been instantly killed by smoking?

Short answer: maybe a few, but not instantly. Nicotine poisoning exists but rarely is it fatal. Especially, when it is delivered through smoking. There have been very few incidents of death by ...
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Nicotine withdrawal’s effect on sleep rhythms?

Nicotine withdrawal can cause insomnia rather then oversleeping. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) reports 7 primary symptoms associated with nicotine withdrawal: ...
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Dangers of smoking hookah

Well, it isn't healthy. It will not provide you vitamins, or cure you from cold. TL;DR But it isn't very unhealthy. What that means is that there are health risks you must take into account and ...
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Is non-smoked nicotine a smoking cessation-aid?

Yes, nicotine replacement therapy is used in multiple forms, including a skin patch and oral dosing with gums and lozenges. The purpose is to help avoid the side effects of nicotine withdrawal, while ...
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Does Nicotine cause Cancer?

I'd want to add to Narusan's answer the following: While nicotine by itself doesn't seem to be a carcinogen, to some degree it may be converted to carcinogenic N-nitrosonornicotine (a tobacco-specific ...
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Does 'vaping' affect your lungs?

I have done plenty of research and have found people only talking about E-Cigarettes, leaving me in confusion about if vapes without any nicotine contain harmful substances for your lungs. (I am not ...
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Chewing Nicorette Gum for only 30 min

From Nicorette.com, the below shows its instructions. Nicorette gum comes in two strengths - 2mg and 4mg. The following shows which one to use. 2 MG If you smoke your first cigarette more than 30 ...
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Do nicotine lozenges cause wrinkles?

Skin wrinkles are generally caused by a breakdown of the collagen framework within the skin. Collagen is a key part of your skin's structure. It forms a network of fibers within your skin that acts ...
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