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Nicotine Addiction and Dependence complications
Nicotine Addiction and Dependence

Complications could include:

  • Nicotine dependence causes an addiction to tobacco products. You may experience fatigue, headache, dry mouth, or other symptoms when you stop smoking.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A clot blocks the blood flow to the heart (heart attack), and damages heart muscle. Symptoms include chest pain, shortness of breath, and a blue or grey tinge to the skin.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer and is often difficult to detect. Learn more about symptoms and treatments.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Several types of cancer can affect the kidneys. Learn about how kidney cancer is diagnosed and treated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myoclonus is a sudden muscle spasm. The movement is involuntary and can't be stopped or controlled.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemianopsia is a loss of vision in half of the visual field of one eye or both eyes. Common causes are stroke, brain tumor, and trauma to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Stroke recovery can be a lengthy process that requires patience, hard work, and commitment. Learn what to expect while going through rehabilitation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs due to brain damage in one or more areas that control language. It can interfere with your verbal communication, written communication, or both. It can cause problems with your ability to:
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in your face. Learn how it can affect your ability to speak, swallow, and control your moods.
    Source:HLCMS
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