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Gray, KY
A 35-year-old female asked:

Why do i get dizzy when smoking cigarettes? i've been smoking a long time and this just started! i've even passed out from it.

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
Pediatrics - Pulmonology 30 years experience
Clogged arteries: Toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke can clog arteries (atherosclerosis). Nicotine can further narrow the arteries by causing muscle around the arteries to go in to spasm. If it affects the arteries supplying blood to the brain, one can experience these symptoms. Stop smoking and seek medical help.
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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 43 years experience
There are a few things to help you quit smoking. Talk to your doc.
Apr 3, 2014
Last updated Jul 12, 2015


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