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Effects of smoking on heart - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

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how can i help you?
User :   hi there
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User :   how does smoking effect my health
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ok
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smoking is a risk factor for a number of diseases like
User :   does smoking has a effect on heart attacks
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chronic lung diseases
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hypertension
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lung cancer
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chronic bronchitis
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bronchiectasis
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impotence
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infertility
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peripheral vascular disease
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claudication pain
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heart disease
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teeth stains
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stroke
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are you there?
User :   yes
User :   wat about heart deseases
User :   do u mean by blood clots
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smoking will aggravate any existing heart disease and also be a risk factor to acquire any new cardiovascular problems.
Doctor :   it will make your blood to clot more, and cause blockage
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please provide your details?
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since how many years/days you are smoking?

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how many cigarettes do you smoke per day?
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si there any family history of heart disease?
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