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How Smoking Affects Your Heart

  By posted Jul 4th 2012
Healthy Living

Smoking is one of the leading causes of lung and oral cancer. But, do you also know that smoking is also one of the major causes of cardiovascular disease? Coronary heart disease (CHD) essentially occurs when plaque builds up in one or more of the coronary (heart) arteries, leading to angina, chest pain, an increase in heart rate, atherosclerosis and, in some cases, heart failure. The chemicals used in tobacco smoke may also harm your blood cells by damaging the functioning of your heart and the structure of your blood vessels. Today, let us have a look at the harmful effects of cigarette smoking on your heart and blood vessels. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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