Tobacco smoking is the act of smoking tobacco products, especially cigarettes and cigars. Tobacco smoking is considered a significant cause of human health problems, especially lung cancer, emphysema, and other disorders.

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Nicotine addiction Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Being dependent on tobacco may mean you have these signs and symptoms: You can''t stop smoking. You''ve made one or more serious but unsuccessful attempts to stop. You experience strong withdrawal sym...
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Causes
... Tobacco smoke delivers more than 60 cancer-causing chemicals, tiny amounts of poisons such as arsenic and cyanide, and more than 4,800 other substances to your body. Nicotine is the chemical in tobacc...
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Nicotine addiction Prevention

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Prevention
... The best way to prevent tobacco dependence is to not smoke in the first place. The best way to prevent your children from smoking is to not smoke yourself. If you''re a parent who smokes, the younger ...
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Nicotine addiction Treatment

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Complications
... When you inhale tobacco smoke, you''re ingesting a chemical parade that will march through most of your body''s vital organs. The negative health effects throughout your body are numerous, including: ...
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Treatment
... The approved effective medications to help you stop smoking fall into two categories — nicotine replacement therapy and non-nicotine replacement medications. Using one of these medications gener...
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Nicotine addiction Support

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Coping skills
... Many smokers yearn to stop but find it hard because of nicotine''s powerful addictive hold. You may need more than one attempt before you successfully stop. Maybe you want to stop smoking but don''t f...
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Nicotine addiction Other

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Overview
... Nicotine dependence is the physical vulnerability of your body to the chemical nicotine, which is potently addicting when delivered by various tobacco products. Smoke from cigarettes, cigars and pipes...
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