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Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes

Some of the lesser known side effects of smoking include the reduction of stamina, interference with the functions of thyroid, bone loss leading to bone fractures, and macular degeneration.

If you need any more reasons to kick the butt, or want to share your experiences with others, Medindia’s support group on smoking is here to help.

 

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What is a Heart Attack | How to Prevent Heart Attacks - Myocardial Infarction Smoking
Heart attack is the death of the heart muscle due to loss of blood supply. Simple guidelines to avoid heart attack are listed... Read More
Tracheal Cancer (Cancer of the Windpipe) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Tracheal or windpipe cancer is a rare cancer and its cause is unclear. The most common squamous cell type of cancer has been linked to smoking. The main forms of treatment include surgery and radiotherapy... Read More
History of Tobacco
Encyclopedia section of medindia briefs you about the History of Tobacco.. Read More
Smoking among Women / Rise in Tobacco Usage in Women
Tobacco use in women is on the rise. The health risks of tobacco are far too many has never done a woman any good psychologically or health-wise... Read More
Tinnitus Symptom Evaluation-Causes-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention-FAQs
Tinnitus is a ringing or a swishing noise that emanates from the ear or head. It is not a life-threatening condition and usually resolves with time... Read More
Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes
Smoking causes many diseases and affects the overall health of smokers... Read More
Antioxidants to Help You When You Quit Smoking
Smoking is injurious to health, but it sure is a tough addiction to stop. Cure yourself with the power of antioxidants to eliminate health risks such as lung cancer and dental problems... Read More
Pregnancy and Antenatal Care
What is Antenatal care and its importance during pregnancy for mother and baby, with details on the medical test preformed during the first visit to the doctor... Read More
Oropharyngeal Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications and Prevention
Oropharyngeal cancer affects the central region of the pharynx, the middle part of the throat. Human papillomavirus and smoking are major risk factors. Main symptoms are lump in the neck and persistent sore throat... Read More
Oral Cancer | Mouth Cancer - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Oral cancer is a cancer that develops in any part of the mouth. It is more common in men over 40... Read More



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