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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
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History of Tobacco
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Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes
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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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