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Nicotine Addiction: A Meme to be questioned

The Truth About Nicotine and Smoking Andrew Rader, LAc, MS Here are  some things  to consider that may shake your belief  in the widely held meme that nicotine is addictive. 1. When  you look at truly addictive substances such as…

Electronic Cigarettes are A Sham

Big tobacco wants you to buy electronic cigarettes. Don’t be fooled by the hype. E cigarettes are unregulated, with unknown toxins and questionable science behind the assertion that they help people quit smoking.

The Dangers of Taking Wellbutrin to Quit Smoking

Bupropion, (aka Zyban, Wellbutrin) is one of the most prescribed medications for smoking cessation. It is was primarily marketed as an antidepressant. From the FDA’s website, “The neurochemical mechanism of the antidepressant effect of bupropion is not known.” This little…

Quitting Smoking: Is It Mind Over Matter?

Most smokers over the age of 30 want to quit smoking. They think about stopping the tobacco habit to varying degrees, some even attempt to quit, but find themselves smoking again. Let’s compare this group to those who successfully quit.…