Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Nicotine patch is a smoking deterrent which helps people to quit smoking by lessening the physical signs of withdrawal symptoms occurring during smoking cessation process, releasing nicotine into the body through the skin. Characterized as one of the most popular nicotine replacement therapies, nicotine patch is believed to be an effective solution against smoking. Though it is proved to improve cognitive performance in people with cognitive diseases, recent studies pointed out that nicotine patch could actually harm unborn babies, if used by women during pregnancy. To find out more about nicotine patch and its effects on human health – read this book.