A 25-year-old member asked:
Can smoking contribute to a heart attack?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Fishmananswered
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Cardiology 46 years experience
YES !!!!: Yes it is an important addressable risk factor.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 41-year-old female asked:
Is it true that smoking can cause a sudden heart attack?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Thoracic Surgery 19 years experience
Heart attack: of course because smoking is one major risk factor for coronary atherosclerosis.
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
United Arab Emirates
A 25-year-old male asked:
What is the mechanism by which cigarettes smoking causes heart attack?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
The smoke: Contains toxic materials that interfere with your ability to consume oxygen in the process by which your cells create energy. Cells then use a form of energy that is less efficient and their functions change.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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