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nicotine and stomach problems
hobbes007 posted:
My roommate claims his doctor told him that his ongoing stomach ailments are due to his having quit smoking. He says that nicotine is naturally produced by your body, but when you smoke for a long time the body quits producing it and therefore when you quit if the body does not begin producing it again it causes digestion and stomach problems. Somehow, nicotine patches or gum don't work to supply the nicotine. I think it's all a story because he doesn't want to quit smoking, or failed at it and won't admit he just couldn't do it. Am I right? Oh, he also says there was an episode on House where the patient had the same problem.
gmc1990 responded:
No its true in some ways. I just tried to quit smoking but failed due to stomach pain, and it was pure hell. It's like a constant feeling of being sick. I'm going to the dr Tuesday to see if there is any way they can help.

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