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Health Hazards of Smoking - Blood Pressure

Last Updated on Aug 18, 2016
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High Blood Pressure

Nicotine in the cigarette causes constriction of blood vessels which increases blood pressure resulting in hypertension.

Smoking causes an acute increase plasma ACTH, cortisol, aldosterone, and catecholamine levels which can in turn lead to indirect elevation of blood pressure.

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Each time a cigarette is smoked there is an acute rise in blood pressure. Further more studies have shown that smoking interferes with the metabolism of multiple anti-hypertensive medications.

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This time i am very much trying to quit, kindly let me know if u can be of any help though i know about the hazards.

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