weight gain

Statistics tells you that most smokers would gain weight after they quit cigarettes. On the average, a smoker can gain as much as 4 to 10 pounds. This can be attributed to the effects of nicotine to your metabolism. Nicotine is an appetite suppressant. So without nicotine, you suddenly feel hungrier. Also, some smokers would […]

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When a smoker tries to quit, the absence of nicotine leads to different withdrawal symptoms, both psychological and physical. Physical withdrawal is your body’s reaction to the absence of nicotine. Psychological withdrawal on the other hand is the smoker’s resolve to quit the habit, which requires major changes in his or her behavior. But aside […]

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Smoking is a very difficult habit to break. Nicotine found in tobacco products is extremely addictive and hard to crack once you get hooked. Once you have develop the habit, you can’t just get away so easily and you may experience cravings and symptoms of quitting. To make it even worse, several side effects may […]

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Abnormal Laboratory Values Reported on Chantix The following are list of abnormal laboratory values observed by individuals on Chantix: (This list is not exhaustive). Frequent: Abnormal liver function test, Increased weight. Infrequent: Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG), Increased Muscle enzymes, Abnormal Urine analysis (UA).

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This is the top (or very close to the top) question I get from readers regarding Chantix. The first piece of information you need to know is what is the half-life of Chantix? A half-life is the amount of time it takes your body to eliminate one half of a substance. For example if “drug […]

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