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Smoking and Tobacco

Smoking causes insomnia

05/04/1999

Question:

how does smoking cause insomnia? or What ingridients cause it?

Answer:

Nicotine in cigarette smoke is the drug responsible for insomnia in many smokers; it has stimulant properties that can cause insomnia.

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Response by:

Jerry   Friemoth, MD Jerry Friemoth, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati