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#1 Janmik

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Posted 19 July 2007 - 04:33 PM

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There are times wherein when i smoke cigarettes, I had a feeling of going to the cr. Does cigarette have laxative effect?


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#2 Titania

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Posted 19 July 2007 - 07:34 PM

I understand that nicotine, and other substances in cigarettes are stimulants that go directly to your nervous system. So that is why smoking stimulates your gut. T.

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 12:38 PM

Nicotine causes your stomach to contract, which is the reason it would make you need to use the bathroom sometimes when you smoke. I experience the same thing, it's fairly annoying. I believe this is also one of the many reasons women who are pregnant shouldn't smoke, because it can cause premature labor.
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#4 SteeleMagnolia

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Posted 27 July 2007 - 06:52 AM

There are times wherein when i smoke cigarettes, I had a feeling of going to the cr. Does cigarette have laxative effect?

I am a new nonsmoker----quit 02/18/07-----and constipation & gas seem to go along with nicotine withdrawal. It passes, though/





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