How does tobacco affect our heart?

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How does tobacco affect our cardiovascular health?


Today we know what smoking harms our body I diminished our health. The main illness associated with smoking is cancer, but there are many more common illnesses. cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis or asthma.

This is because the toxic substances contained in cigarettes deteriorate the arteries and increase the possibilities that form blood clots.

Furthermore, it is more difficult to remove the body because it increases blood pressure due to nicotine. In the same way, if there are people in our environment who are smokers, it also hurts them. Being a passive smoker and breathing tobacco smoke is just as painful as smoking, since the smoke exposes a large amount of harmful chemical substances to us such as ammonia, arsenic or nickel.


What is smoking?


El smoking It is closely related to cardiovascular diseases. This is why the toxic substance that is consumed, in this case tobacco, is very harmful to health. The quantity of composts that I counted in the tabac can reach 4.000 i, of them, the majority are potentially toxic between different organs and cardiovascular systems. It only does not harm our respiratory function, it also harms our lungs, oral health, among many other elements.

Smoking is considered a chronic addictive disorder to nicotine, which is responsible for producing all of these processes at the brain level. The person who consumes it, includes the consumption of this substance every day in order to become a dependent person, this is why later, smokers find it very difficult to quit. ho.


What diseases can tobacco cause?

Ischemic cardiopathy


It is estimated that smoking causes 29% of mortality from coronary artery disease. Smokers are 70% more likely to have fatal ischemic heart disease and 200% more likely to have non-fatal ischemic heart disease. In practical terms, it is assumed that smokers suffer from heart disease approximately more than non-smokers, and have more possibilities than to repeat if they do not stop smoking. Així mateix, it is demonstrated that tobacco accelerates the progression of coronary arteriosclerosi.


cerebrovascular malaltia


The risk of cerebrovascular accident or ictus for smokers is 50% higher than for non-smokers and is associated with the number of cigarettes consumed daily. Furthermore, for middle-aged smokers with high blood pressure, the risk of having a stroke is multiplied by 12. However, this risk is reduced in quitting smoking in order to equal that of non-smokers in a range of 10- 15 years.




Nicotine and carbon monoxide are the components of tobacco smoke that are most harmful to the circulatory system, as they accumulate in the blood and cause the formation of atheroma plaques and also contribute to the progression of artery disease. causant l'arteriosclerosi.


Our council


From Neosalus we recommend always maintaining a healthy life, since health does not warn us and at any moment we can have a remedy for both heart attacks and more. Reduce alcohol consumption to a large extent, practice sports every day and, above all, quit smoking. As we have explained previously, smoking entails a large number of risks and harms to our respiratory and cardiovascular system.

Embrace the good life and eliminate bad habits. For more information visit our website for training on DEAS, life advice and cardiovascular health. Amb Neosalus, leaders in the protection of cardiovascular health.