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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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History of Tobacco
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Smoking among Women / Rise in Tobacco Usage in Women
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Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes
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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
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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
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Oral cancer is a cancer that develops in any part of the mouth. It is more common in men over 40... Read More
Leriche Syndrome - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
A patient with Leriche syndrome suffers from claudication symptoms, impotence and decreased pulses in the lower limbs... Read More
Tips to Prevent Heart Attacks
Heart Attack occurs when the flow of oxygenated blood to heart muscles is hindered or stopped due to built-up of plaques in coronary arteries. Heart Attack is the No.1 killer among Indians. .. Read More



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