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What Can Smoking Cause
Many: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times ; slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate, develop respiratory irritation or may feel hungry. ...Read more
Pft shows high dlco and frc, normal volumes, mild obstructive ventilatory defect, increased capillary blood volumes, in context of ctd and cryofibrinogenemia (no asthma or smoking), what can be cause?
Unrelated: Ctd is usually associated with a diffusion problem in the lung but your showed above normal dlco. The study also showed mild airway obstruction which, along with the elevated dlco and FRC may well be from asthma. I am not away of any cryofibrinogenemia link to your lung function findings. See an allergist or pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: In addition to cancer, there is emphysema, chronic bronchitis, heart disease, copd, ... Shall i go on? It has also been implicated in erectile dysfunction and has been shown to cause calcium loss in bones. Many orthopedic surgeons will refuse to operate (especially for spinal surgeries) unless a smoking patient quits before the surgery. ...Read more
Too many to count: There's no safe level of tobacco, so anyone who wants to be healthier should have zero tobacco. The major problems are narrowing of blood vessels - everywhere, damage to tissues and risk of cancer. Other things like problems with fertility and skin also. Plus all the money you lose (and send to tobacco companies). Good infographic at http://betobaccofree.Hhs.Gov/images/health-effects-lg.Jpg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One cig: Every one that you smoke invites extra white blood cells in that break down the elastic fibers that make it possible for you to exhale. They're not growing back. As these go, emphysema gets worse and worse. Stop now. Your cancer risk, which is different and also very unpleasant, starts to increase over base after 10 pack-years or so. ...Read more
Too many for: Short space: lung destructive copd, asthma, vascular spasms and occlusions, heart disease. Cancers of the lung, head and neck (tongue, alveolar ridge, tonsil, pyriform sinus, hypopharynx, larynx, nasopharynx, buccal mucosa, floor of mouth, bladder, pancreas, kidney, erectile dysfunction in men, dyspepsia, ulcers and excess acid, halitosis, dental disease, lip cancer. ...Read more
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