Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to smoke cigarettes and become dependent on nicotine.
They may also find it more difficult to give up smoking nicotine. Researchers are investigating why this is the case.
Tobacco products, such as cigarettes, deliver nicotine to the brain quickly. This satisfies a person’s cravings for nicotine. However, it also makes it easier for a person to become dependent on it and makes it harder to quit smoking.
This article explores the connection between ADHD and smoking nicotine.
Medical News Today – 2022-05-30.