What other factors should I be considering. I'm so tired of feeling lethargic! It seems like a lifelong problem... I've had my thyroid checked and it's normal. I'm not overweight and I have no other obvious problems like blood pressure, etc...
I am trying col turkey from tomorrow but have some cream in the fridge just in case - I am going to try black tea
Caffeine: A vitamin-like nutrient, or adaptogen. Questions about tea and coffee, cancer and other degenerative diseases, and the hormones.
Nitric oxide mediates a therapeutic effect of nicotine in ulcerative colitis - Green - 2001 - Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Wiley Online Library
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis and smoking - Tzn - 2001 - International Journal of Dermatology - Wiley Online Library
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Smoking increases Glutathione, catalase, DHEA, testosterone, reduces IGF-1, and reduces the risk of thyroid cancer in addition to all of the above citations.
Roll your own tobacco, using organic tobacco, no pesticides, no flame retardant in the paper, nothing except tobacco that has been smoked for centuries.
Really? Hmmm... Maybe 1 cup a day would be a better idea, at least at first?
Wow, and I actually thought Paleobird meant 'derp' as a blanket name for a person she believed lacked intelligence. I didn't realise there was someone called derp who actively advocated smoking on the forum.
Now I am actually laughing at the concept that Paleobird would try and correlate coffee and smoking. Bwaahahaha!
Paleobird is str8 edge and blue pilled and has bought into most CW that suits her opinions.
I've failed to find any concrete evidence that smoking in itself is inherently harmful. I don't trust propaganda and junk science.
Some people can drink coffee without it being an energy crutch and I have no problem with that. That is the caveat that Mark states after saying that coffee is fine, he says, "as long as it is not used as an energy crutch." A lot of people stop reading after the, "coffee is fine" part, though.