Smoking

Smoking doubles your risk of getting heart disease. Stopping smoking is especially important for people with diabetes because both smoking and diabetes narrow blood vessels. Smoking also increases the risk of other long-term complications, such as eye problems. In ...1

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Complications of Smoking

Tobacco use causes:4

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Causes List for Smoking

Some possible causes of Smoking or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Smoking

smoking status: The extent to which an adult was smoking at the time of interview. It refers to smoking of tobacco, including manufactured (packet) cigarettes, roll-your-own cigarettes, cigars, pipes and other tobacco products. The smoking categories include:

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Treatments: Smoking

Tobacco Cessation: Quitting is hard. Many people try several times before they quit for good and many former smokers have quit! In fact,today there are more former smokers than current smokers. For free support in quitting, call 1-800 ...3

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Prevention of Smoking

Tobacco Use Prevention: Nearly all tobacco use begins during youth and young adulthood. In fact, according SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 88% of adults who have ever smoked daily report that they first smoked by the ...4

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Research for Smoking

Current Treatment Research: Scientists are currently developing new smoking cessation therapies. For example, they are working on a nicotine vaccine, which would block nicotine’s reinforcing effects by causing the immune system to bind to nicotine in the bloodstream preventing ...5

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References

  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ diabetes/ preventing-diabetes-problems/ heart-disease-stroke
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: SAMHSA (DHHS): samhsa.gov/ atod/ tobacco
  4. ibid.
  5. Source: NIDA (NIH): drugabuse.gov/ publications/ drugfacts/ cigarettes-other-tobacco-products

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