When do you smoke? Do you smoke when you find yourself getting sleepy or having difficulty concentrating, such as:
Sometimes people smoke to help them get focused or stay alert. The nicotine in tobacco products is usually enough to jump-start your brain. But it's no replacement for getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising, and enjoying your life.
For more information on how to stay stimulated in healthy ways, see the topics Fitness, Healthy Eating, and Stress Management.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||John Hughes, MD - Psychiatry|
|Last Revised||July 6, 2011|