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How Does Smoking Affect My Chances of Having a Stroke

How Does Smoking Affect My Chances of Having a Stroke

Thursday, June 4, 2009 17:00

About four thousand substances have been identified in cigarette smoke. This smoke winds up in the lungs of those exposed to it and then his bloodstream. Of these, nicotine and carbon monoxide seem to do the most damage. Nicotine effects the heart and blood vessels by causing vessels to constrict. This ...

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