Overview

Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.[read article]

Tests for Nicotine Dependence

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Self Care for Nicotine Dependence

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit.  More
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Carrying around too much weight feels uncomfortable and it can also damage your health. According the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity rates...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Nicotine Dependence

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NICOTINE (NIK oh teen) helps people stop smoking. The patches replace the nicotine found in cigarettes and help to decrease withdrawal effects. They are most effect...  More
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Medical Procedures for Nicotine Dependence

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Behavior Therapy
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Individual and Group Counseling
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Prescribed Medications for Nicotine Dependence

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NICOTINE (NIK oh teen) helps people stop smoking. The patches replace the nicotine found in cigarettes and help to decrease withdrawal effects. They are most effect...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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VARENICLINE (var EN i kleen) is used to help people quit smoking. It can reduce the symptoms caused by stopping smoking. It is used with a patient support program r...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Alternative Procedures for Nicotine Dependence What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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