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Nicotine withdrawal symptoms and how to cope

When nicotine starts to leave the body after smoking tobacco, people experience physical and psychological withdrawal effects.Nicotine is the addictive substance found in tobacco products, such as cigarettes and cigars. It is a drug that…

How can I get to sleep easily?

Being unable to fall asleep naturally can be a frustrating experience, with consequences for the next day. One solution is to take medications that help to induce sleep. However, these medications are not a long-term solution to the…

Can you overdose on caffeine?

Caffeine overdose is very rare but is often related to energy drinks or caffeine supplements that can contain very high levels of this stimulant. Children and adolescents have a lower tolerance for caffeine and a higher risk of overdose…

Can cannabis be a sleep aid?

Cannabis has long been used to aid sleep. A frequent lack of sleep can have a significant impact on mental and physical wellbeing. But using cannabis requires caution, not least because it is currently unclear whether the drug has proven…

Cannabis and some conditions hasten brain aging

By studying a large number of imaging scans, researchers have identified conditions and behaviors that could make the brain age prematurely, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, alcohol use, and the use of cannabis. Cannabis use —…

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