I've been told by my Dad's physician that the active disease process (COPD, Asthma, etc) could actually reverse itself.
That's why doctors encourage quitting because it can improve your health. It's never too late to stop, unless you're already dead.
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just curious concerned about a friend who states he quit smoking crack 2 months ago. however his heart beat uncontrollabley. i cant be sure he quit when his heart is beating so uncontrollably like somone whos doing a bad drug like that.l dont know much about the effects of drugs and what they do to a persons body but any insight you give me would be greatly appreciated.
Okay, well basically, I want to quit smoking, I have a calendar, I ve tried for months, and it s not good. I don t have IBS, but it sure does show up when I smoke, otherwise my stomach is an iron belly, but not when I smoke. I ve been smoking for 10 years by the way, and I m 25, I started at 16 and it s been terrible ever since. I use it to get through tough loads of school work, etc., but I know I don t need it and I know that mentally I ll be sharper and get even better grades than I am now if I quit. I am trying to increase my academic potential, my mental potential, and I have a hunch that quitting smoking will help me greatly, which is why I m sending my query here. I don t want a hunch, I want to know. When I smoke, I know effects of heart rate increase, blood flow decrease, etc., but what about neurons? I feel shaky and nervous when I smoke, it affects my social life, how do cigarettes affect neuron action potentials? I am in a radiography class, so you can imagine that shaky hands aren t good when trying to take a radiograph of my own hand for practice, etc. Ultimately my question is: Do cigarettes affect neuron action potentials, do they make them misfire (i.e. shaky hands, nervousness + anxiety)?
Hi...actually i wanted to knw if he is addicted to cigareete i.e smoking..can he leave it immediatly..is it gd leaving at a sudden..actually my father who is 48yrs old..is suffering from continuous cough and gas trouble..so wht can b d remedy for that..is der medicine for that so dat he can forget smoking.
so I have a parasite problem I feel and see them coming from my armpits little black obes it also feels XXXXXXX I have a big worm moving around my body when I can feel it when I push pretty hard on it another spot in my body cracks like the...
I filled out papers for pain management, but have not been to first appt. family doc. does not want to write script for oxycodone any more which if fine with me. but I am on lyrica and can get it from XXXXXXX clinic. would I get into any trouble...
hi doctor, I have a history of grand mal seizures and recently had one 3 wks ago at home,next thing I knew I was in the e.r. ,with a suspected dui against me ! my blood work came back neg. for etoh, ! I was currently on Chantix for quitting...
will doxycycline hyclate trigger a positive on a drug test for thc. I am a mental health therapist and certified substance abuse counselor. I had a client test positive for thc while taking this medication. I need to be able to intelligently tell a judge what the chance of this occurring could be. is there a site that could provide this information to me in writing.
hello.. i was diagnosed as OCD and am on rx with fluvoxamine, with good results. I was taking ZOLFRESH and became dependent on that for which i got admitted in NIMHANS for deaddiction. I also had two episodes of generalised seizures in pats one year. now for the same im taking divalproate 750 and baclofen 30. i want to know sine i was abusing zolfresh for almost 2 yeras and after deaddiction i have stopped it, what are the possibilitirs of relapse since craving is still there, and what are the health concern abt the abuse and any advice from urs side to make my life free from substance abuse.. thanks
Dear Advisor, I have recently stopped using cocaine after being a social (1-2 times per month) for a number of years. Will using Calpol Soothe & Care Saline Nasal Spray help to repair the persistent scabs I have at the base of my septum? Any advice on self treatment would be gratefully received. Regards. Reformed substance abuser.
Our 31 year son has thoracic back issues. He is an addict, alcoholic and liar. He has been through rehab twice. At age 14 and again in his early 20 s. He is on MS contin prescribed by a pain doctor in Austin, TX. We just read the web information on MSContin and believe he should not be prescribed this medication as an addict. He is also a patient with MHMR. We believe he needs a dual diagnosis. Mental and Substance Abuse. Are there rehab centers that work with patients with no insurance with a dual diagnosis? He does not have a job. He got his TXDL back yesterday after a 180 day suspension for DUI. He still has not gone before the judge due to lawyer extensions. His biological father paid an attorney $2500 to represent him in court. The lawyer keeps putting extensions due to his schedule. The first court date was December. The second date was January and has now been pushed to February. We are concerned that his mentally ability combined with substance abuse (even though legally prescribed) keeps him from functioning. Do we stand to the side and watch the fall? Do we attempt to find a dual diagnosis treatment facility and try and get him on the new health care system (Obama Care)? We see the gravity of the situation and need guidance. If you can discuss dual diagnosis treatment facilities and the likelihood of Obama care paying for rehab? Thanks,