5 Worst Diseases Caused By Smoking!
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Smoking cigarettes is not just dangerous for health, but can be detrimental to your life, and the lives of others as well! More than 5 decades ago, it was revealed that cigarette smoking causes lung cancer. However, over time, studies and research have proved that smoking is responsible for a host of diseases, producing adverse health effects.

This may come as a surprise to you, but over 20 million people have prematurely died in the past 50 years on account of smoking. Here’s a quick review that will inform you about the 5 worst diseases caused by smoking:

1. Lung Cancer

This is no news. Most people die from lung cancer than any other type. Smoking is the primary reason that leads to the risk of lung cancer; so much so that it is responsible for more than 87% of the people dying from lung cancer.

2. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

COPD is one of the most destructive lung diseases that make it difficult for the victim to breathe properly. Moreover, COPD can also result into long-run disability and premature death. This disease starts showing symptoms in the following form:

• Difficulty in playing with children;

• Shortness of breath when climbing stairs’

• Quickly getting exhausted on a short walks

Around 80% of the COPD is caused by smoking cigarette and it is the third principal cause of death in the U.S.

3. Heart Disease

Not just lungs, but smoking can harm almost all organs of your body. Not many people are aware of this, but smoking is also a key reason behind heart diseases. Chain smokers witness blockages in arteries; as a result, lesser blood and oxygen flow into the heart. It is reported that when overall cigarette consumption is the U.S decreased, the heart diseases decreased as well. Despite everything, heart diseases are still the number one cause of deaths in the U.S.

4. Stroke

As stated earlier, since smoking adversely impacts arteries, it can also activate strokes. Stroke arises when sufficient amount of oxygen is not supplied to the brain or is blocked temporarily. When the brain cells are deprived of oxygen, they start dying out. Moreover, extreme cases of stroke can also result in paralysis, inaudible speech, manipulated brain function and even death. According to statistics, it is the fourth leading cause of deaths in the U.S.

5. Asthma

Asthma is related to lung diseases. It is one of the most common and rampant chronic lung diseases. A person affected with asthma finds it difficult to breathe. As smoking annoys the air passages, it can activate sudden and severe asthma attacks. Asthma is one of the most serious diseases in the U.S which worsens when a person smokes.

Knowing the adverse health effects smoking causes, it’s high time that you take an important step towards a healthier life and head to Aneddona Pharmacy, the best pharmacy that genuinely cares. This pharmacy is located in Hempstead offers unit dose packaging, medication products and a range of prescription programs.


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