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    Introduction Worldwide nicotine is known as the most addictive substance when compare with alcohol, marijuana, or cocaine. Cigarettes decrease respiratory function causing lungs and respiratory diseases. Cigarette smoking is higher among schizophrenia than any other mentally ill population. Schizophrenic patients are known to be heavy smokers, it is reported that about 60 percent to 80 percent have an addiction to nicotine. Schizophrenic patients are also least likely to quit this nicotine addiction. A patient with schizophrenia on average has a shorter life span and smoking increase their mortality rate. Death due to nicotine addiction is preventable. Which is why a research was conducted in Malaysia. In Malaysia, one out of five schizophrenic patients die from lung or respiratory disease due to…

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    Nicotine Addiction

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    Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit organization, published an article named Nicotine dependence. It mainly talks about the symptoms of nicotine addiction and its risk factors. According to the article, “Nicotine is the chemical in tobacco that keeps you smoking. Nicotine is very addictive when delivered by inhaling tobacco smoke into the lungs, which quickly releases nicotine into the blood allowing it to get into the brain within seconds of taking a puff. In the brain nicotine increases the release…

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    Nicotine withdrawal may be one potential cause of depression in people predisposed to getting depression, via nicotine sharing several biological pathways with depression. While depressed people may be more likely to smoke (e.g., Edwards et al., 2011), smoking may also cause depression, via nicotine withdrawal. There are several neurological pathways that depression and nicotine are associated with, such as hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis, dopamine, acetylcholine, and serotonin related…

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    Nicotine Research Paper

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    Mothers who smoke or use nicotine throughout her pregnancy will harmfully affect the prenatal and postnatal maturation or germination of her baby and increase the danger of developmental and behavioral shortfalls in children and adolescents. It was believed that about more than 25% of women in the United States smoked cigarettes at some point during their pregnancy. Tobacco smoke is known for having numeral chemical components because several research have incriminated nicotine as the major…

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    Nicotine Addiction Speech

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    Fredde, I now you hate hearng me bring stuff up about you, and what your doing with your life, but I care about you. Since your starting to smoke, and your already needing to take a smoke break about every 20 minutes I thought I'd let you know some addiction signs. Three signs of nicotine addiction; Self Medication theory, Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Theory, and Bolus Theory. Self Medication theory allows you to use nicotine through effects of enhancing moods, allows smokers to feel more…

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    Nicotine Vs Tobacco

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    The use of tobacco products, such as cigarettes, have become a common practice in North America. Usage of the plant date back to pre-Columbian days when Christopher Columbus first discovered the land. The Europeans that accompanied Columbus got introduced to this herb by the natives who lived there. One of the major reasons tobacco is ingested is because it contains nicotine, which is a stimulant type of drug. Although many people may find enjoyment out of the use of nicotine, cigarettes and…

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    Tobacco use is the one of the most addicting and detrimental habits in the United States. This addictive property is due to the nicotine, a stimulant substance in tobacco. The effects of nicotine can cause complications in itself, including an increased risk for peripheral arterial disease, delayed wound healing, peptic ulcer disease, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. The most harmful method of nicotine use is smoking, which has a damaging effect on nearly all organs of the body. Smoking is…

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    Nicotine Persuasive Essay

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    Teens become addicted to nicotine despite knowing that cigarette smoking is harmful to them in many ways. Many young teens understand the fact that cigarette smoking is harmful, but they do not understand the dangerous risk. Many teenagers are experiencing peer pressure at such young ages. Also, many teens feel they want to be able to fit in with a certain crowd of people. Another reason teenagers becomes addicted to nicotine despite knowing that cigarette smoking is harmful is due many…

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    SCIENCE DRUG REPORT – NICOTINE – Lily Gherbaz Nicotine is the chemical in tobacco, which makes tobacco smoking addictive. The chemical formula is C10H14N2 (shown in the diagram below). When nicotine is delivered into the lungs by inhaling smoke, mood and behaviour are regulated from the increase in the release of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters. (Chemical Properties, n.d.) (Botanical extracts, 2009) Nicotine is only one of more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke from…

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    Environmental Bridges and Nicotine Marissa L. Ciluffo University of North Alabama Abstract Nicotine is an addictive parasympathomimetic alkaloid that is found in products such as cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and snuff. When someone consumes nicotine, either through smoking, inhaling, or chewing, specific neurotransmitter actions take place within the body and brain. Acetylcholine is replaced by nicotinic receptors, in the neurons, causing the membrane to become…

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