Nicotine Addiction and Dependence complications
Nicotine Addiction and Dependence

Complications could include:

  • Lung cancer is a cancer that originates in the lungs. Lung cancer often goes undetected in the early stages, since symptoms don't usually present themselves until the advanced stages of the disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of a lobe of an organ. It most often refers to the removal of a section of a lung.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A study in 1973 showed a connection between an ear crease & heart disease. Find out if a small mark on your ear could have anything to do with heart disease.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If and when you try to quit smoking, you may face any number of nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Most people who try to quit deal with at least one.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nicotine is the drug that makes tobacco addictive. Nicotine can have a wide range of effects on the brain, including: boosting mood reducing depression reducing irritability enhancing concentration and short-term memory producing a sense of well-b...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus, which is the muscular tube responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. As the cancer grows, it can affect the deep tissues and muscle...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) is when babies weigh less than five pounds, eight ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An aneurysm is a weak spot in the wall of a blood vessel that may cause an abnormal bulge. The bulge can rupture and cause internal bleeding. Although they can occur in any blood vessel, aneurysms are most common in the brain, the aorta, the legs,...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A stroke (a "brain attack") is a medical emergency in which part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. This occurs when an artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the brain becomes damaged and brain cells begin to die.
    Source:HLCMS
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