Re: Nicotine( Re: Time for a jump in quality?)

Anders Sandberg (
31 Mar 1998 20:56:24 +0200

Arjen Kamphuis <> writes:

> To the best of my knowledge nicotine catalyzes the buildup of fat inside
> vains and arteries thereby increasing the chance of cardiac-arrest and
> strokes.
> The tar just gives you lungcancer (doctors in the hous, please correct me
> if I'm wrong ;-).

I'm not a doctor, but I do play one on TV :-) This sounds fairly
reasonable. Nicotine is a reasonably well researched nootropic, with
some nasty side effects. The best way to take it, if you decide you
can accept the side effects and addiction, is likely through patches
stuck on the skin.

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