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September 27, 2003

 

Nicotine Patch

If used properly, over time the patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine to help the addict gradually break the habit without experiencing the worst symptoms of withdrawal. It’s important to stop smoking while wearing the patch.

September 27, 2003

 

Smoking and Weight Gain

Anyone who has quit smoking knows that there is a strong possibility they’ll gain weight. One of the really interesting things about the nicotine in cigarettes is that it works in two ways. When you take a long drag, it acts as a tranquilizer, but when you inhale in short puffs, it acts as a stimulant.

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