When it comes to tobacco, smokeless doesn’t mean harmless.
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Dipping tobacco, or moist snuff, is highly addictive and comes with many of the same health risks as smoking.
But, because it contains nicotine, it also comes with many of same withdrawal symptoms for people trying to quit, says pulmonologist Humberto Choi, MD, including cravings, anxiety, nausea and headache.
Do you or someone you know dip? Quitting happens one day – one hour – at a time. Click around below to explore just some of the ways the body will benefit.