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Does smoking cigarettes increase cholesterol levels ?

If you quit, do the levels go down?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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The effect of the cigarrete smoke on artery narrowing is independent of cholesterol. Smoking causes dysfunction of the lining of the arteries, which over time causes blockages. Quit smoking for the sake of quitting...don't look at the cholesterol numbers in that respect. If you have high cholesterol and are smking, your chance of stroke and heart attack are considerably increased.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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