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Heavy cigarette use could increase your risk of bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a serious disorder of the mental nervous system caused by overactive dopamine, the main chemical that gives rise to the distinctive symptoms of bipolar disorder.
The team studied and analysed data from a collection of studies spanning over 2 decades including the UK General Population Cohort, UK National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, in which 1,513 individuals aged between 21 and 80years completed questionnaires about their use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, carbines and smokeless tobacco.
Phil Renton, Executive Professor of Glauser’s Core Faculty at Trinity College Dublin and Principal Investigator of the vast majority of the Dutch Addiction Study (DASH) which has tracked over 9,700 adults with a diagnosed mental disorder and over 49,000 with no identified diagnikable condition for 15 years, and an involvement length of 40 to 50 years, said: “Our study shows that repeated heavy tobacco use (confirmed), even in