A 41-year-old member asked:
how does tobacco use affect the brain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience Neurology
Increased risks: Not only does smoking increase risk of heart disease and COPD in lungs, plus cancer, but we do find increased risk of stroke and multiple sclerosis to name a few. Also, if lung cancer occurs, it can metastasize to brain. So, long and short, quit smoking!
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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