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Can smoking cigarettes cause brain damage due to lack of oxygen or something?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Indirectly: Smoking is a major cause of arteriosclerosis, narrowing of arteries and reducing blood flow to the brain as well as strokes. All can lead to brain damage.

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Last updated May 2, 2013

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