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Cigarette Smoking Effects On The Body
For an insurance discount blood test how long will it take to get cigarette smoking to not show on test? I smoke @3 cigarettes/day.
Many answers to this: First bad breath and dentition. Then the higher the risk of oral cancer. Then the possiblity of having COPD and of course cancer. Most of these things are preventable if you just quit! these are the most common. Then there is the higher risk of heart disease and vascular problems(circulation). Many other diseases associated with this as well. ...Read more
Not really: One of the harmful effects of smoking is increasing risk of heart disease, making it more likely for your heart blood vessels to be blocked/atherosclerosis. Running may help prevent this, but not completely. The effects of smoking, on balance, would be worse. PLUS, there are all the lung effects (emphysema, cancer) that running would have no preventive effect on. No smoking is best. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Yes: The real difference is the type of cancers. Cigars don't have filters, and cigar smokers tend to hold the smoke in their mouths and throat rather than inhaling. Cigars have higher levels of nicotine. Both cigar and cigarette smokers have similar risk for oral cancers. There are strong links between cigar smoking and cancer of the pancreas, and male breast cancer. ...Read more