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Why does smoking cause a rise in blood pressure?

Why does smoking cause a rise in blood pressure?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Smoking causes the vasculature to constrict. When veins and arteries tighten there's less room for the fluid and the pressure inside increases. It's also the reason why smokers typically suffer from cold hands and feet.
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