Does smoking cigarettes permanently constrict blood vessels?

Yes possibly. Smoking leads to diseases like heart disease which causes permanent narrowing of arteries however the risk of developing disease like heart disease reduce slowly after quitting.

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If I've been smoking cigarettes for 2yrs (maybe 2 packs of cigarettes a month for the past 6 months) can that cause perment constricted blood vessels?

Yes it can . Smoking is definite contributor to atherosclerotic vascular disease such as coronary [ heart attacks] and cerebral vascular disease [ strokes]. Over time cigarette smoke causes changes that lead to narrowing[ constriction] of blood vessels. These changes can occur with even light smoking. Read more...
Absolutely. Smoking is a major cause of peripheral arterial disease (pad). In fact while pad can occur in non-smokers, smokers are at 16x higher risk. Smoking is also a major cause of coronary artery disease, which is blockages in the arteries that supply the heart. I would certainly advise quitting smoking. A combination of cessation strategies is best and this includes counseling, support groups, and meds. Read more...

I quit smoking cigarettes 2 months ago and whenever I lie down now I can feel the blood rushing in my veins. Is this normal? Should I be worried?

Smoking cessation. Congratulations on becoming smoke free. Please do not let any sensation become an excuse to start smoking again. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. Peace and good health. Read more...