- Q Is nicotine a dangerous drug?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineExcept for the fact that it is addictive, makes you sick, and hastens your death, nicotine is a wonderful drug. Nicotine calms you down when you feel stressed and wakes you up when you feel tired. It improves memory, decreases anxiety, raises tolerance... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of nicotine addiction?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineLike all addictive drugs, nicotine affects your brain, making you feel good and wanting more of it. Nicotine has an upside: It can improve your concentration and alertness, boost your mood, and suppress your appetite. Of course, the downside, like the... Full Answer