It is never too late to stop smoking. Even if you have heart disease, by stopping smoking now you lower you risk for further heart issues. Here is a recent study to support stopping tobacco to help your hearts health.
Feb. 20, 2013 — Professor Hermann Brenner and colleagues analyzed the data of 8.807 individuals aged between 50 and 74 years using data of Saarland citizens. “We were able to show that the risk of smokers for cardiovascular diseases is more than twice that of non-smokers. However, former smokers are affected at almost the same low rate as people of the same age who never smoked,” says Brenner. “Moreover, smokers are affected at a significantly younger age than individuals who have never smoked or have stopped smoking.”
The study shows that the positive effect of smoking cessation becomes noticeable within a short period of time. “Compared to…
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