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Health Hazards of Smoking - Stroke and Laryngeal Polyps

Smoking causes deposition of fatty deposits in the blood vessels which is called atherosclerosis. Slowing of blood flow also occurs which in turn can lead to thrombus formation. This can result in stroke.

Stroke

The risk of stroke due to cigarette smoking is dose related i.e. the more number of cigarettes one smokes, greater is the risk of stroke.

Chronic smokers often develop a persistent hoarse voice and sometimes a soft, benign growth in the voice cords called vocal cord polyps which might need surgical removal.

Comments

Wahono Friday, February 6, 2015

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jaysaha Saturday, October 5, 2013

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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