Smoking chokes the heart



Cigarette smoking contributes to heart disease by choking off the heart’s blood supply, according to a study in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. The by-products of smoking damage the linings of arteries and promote the build-up of blood vessel-clogging plaque.
This is the first study to demonstrate that the harmful effects of smoking extend beyond the heart’s large arteries into t...

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