Tuesday, June 5, 2018

16 tips to prevent cardiovascular disease : 4 - Quit Smoking :

16 tips to prevent cardiovascular disease : 4 - Quit Smoking
4 - Quit Smoking :
Smoking is one of the main modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Between the ages of 30 and 70, 4 in 10 cardiovascular deaths are attributable to smoking. And women are very affected! More than 60% of myocardial infarctions in women under 50 are attributable to tobacco. In addition, the combination of tobacco and oral contraception increases cardiovascular risk 3 to 20 times.

The ideal, of course, is to stop smoking completely and definitively, but if you can't, "at least avoid cigarettes with the most risky cardiovascular effects," says Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier, quoting "cigarettes taken 2 hours before or 1 hour after an effort, those taken outside when it's cold or those smoked to relax after a great stress or upset.


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