Comment: People smoke cigarettes for the minerals in the smoke.

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People smoke cigarettes for the minerals in the smoke.

And the body converts nicotine into vitamin B3 and B6.

Problem is that it uses copper to convert nicotine in the liver so smokers tend to get premature grey hair, varicose veins, aneurysms, joint problems wrinkles, ptosis, hernias and other problems with elastic tissues. Samuel Clemens and Albert Einstein had white hair. Einstein died of a burst aortic aneurysm.

Cigarette smoke is also high in formaldehyde which needs Molybdenum to make the aldehyde oxidase to reduce formaldehyde to formic acid.

ECigs provide no minerals but require copper.

Supplementing with minerals and B vitamins is a heather solution.

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