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Originally posted by Everythingyouknowisalie
Do you think my recent case of lots of acid reflux has to do with the smoking?
Originally posted by justyc
you are NOT addicted to cigarettes.
Nicotine is an addictive drug. It causes changes in the brain that make people want to use it more and more. In addition, addictive drugs cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. The good feelings that result when an addictive drug is present — and the bad feelings when it's absent — make breaking any addiction very difficult. Nicotine addiction has historically been one of the hardest addictions to break.
The 1988 Surgeon General's Report, "Nicotine Addiction," concluded that
Cigarettes and other forms of tobacco are addicting.
Nicotine is the drug that causes addiction.
Pharmacologic and behavioral characteristics that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to drugs such as heroin and coc aine.
the first 3 days are the worst and my advice is to sleep through as much of those 3 days as you possibly can.
What are the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal?
decreased heart rate
increased appetite or weight gain
Originally posted by IAF101
7 years ?? Well then it doesnt matter much anyway.
The damage has been done.