How Chantix Can Help You Stop Smoking

| February 13, 2018

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Nicotine, the psychoactive drug in tobacco products, has been ranked with heroin and cocaine as one of the three most addictive substances in the world. According to a panel of addiction experts tasked in 2007 with identifying the most addictive drugs available to man, nicotine is more addictive than either barbiturates or alcohol. Like other highly addictive drugs, the nicotine in cigarette smoke activates reward pathways, increasing brain levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine and producing the pleasurable sensations associated with smoking. Within 10 seconds of your first puff on a cigarette, nicotine levels in the brain peak and begin rapidly dissipating, creating that longing for yet another shot of nicotine to the brain.

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