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Information on effects of cigarette smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   yes pliz, can u tell me how bad smoking is to one's health
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   20 yrs, Male, student, Malaysia , Single, 70kg, 1m 85cm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   smoking causes irritation to the lung and airways
Doctor :   that causes irritation and cancer of lung in some people in the long run
Doctor :   it causes laryngeal cancer also
Doctor :   it predisposes to deposition of plaques in your arteries
Doctor :   and causes strokes, heart attacks and deep venous thrombosis
Doctor :   it damages sperms and reduces fertlity
Doctor :   it impairs circulation to your penis and causes erection and ejaculation problems
Doctor :   are you there/
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   ?
User :   so long long until it damages the sperms
Doctor :   there is also addiction with nicotine that makes you difficult to quit
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it reduces fertility and potency
Doctor :   it also decreases appetite and causes undernourishment
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   it also suppresses immune system in long run
Doctor :   are these your details?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   so what can one buy to reduce the addiction?
Doctor :   try to quit without supplements
Doctor :   there are nicotine tablets
Doctor :   available
User :   thank u!!!
Doctor :   they are known to work for some
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   tht will be all for now, thank u very much!!!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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