Nicotine patches are positioned companies as a safe method of Smoking cessation. As it turned out, this alternative are as damaging as tobacco, says The Daily Mail. Nicotine itself is part of the patch that causes cancer process in the human body.
Scientists from the Virginia bioinformatics Institute report, nicotine is a typical carcinogen. Any product that contains nicotine, harmful to humans. We are talking about the patches and the gum, and about electronic cigarettes. Of course, these little safer substitutes, there are no other components in the tobacco smoke. However, complete Smoking cessation should be as quick and solid solution.
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Nicotine leads to a mutation of the genetic material of cells. It provokes a huge number of mutations, it is similar to the influence of stress on the body that leads to cancer.