Smoking and Atherosclerosis

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Did you know that smoking will greatly increase your risk for developing Atherosclerosis?

What is Atherosclerosis?
This is what we commonly call Hardening of the Arteries. People can develop this even without smoking, but smoking increases the risk FIFTY PERCENT faster! Hardening of the Arteries can cause heart pain by preventing oxygen from reaching the heart. Arteries can then rupture and cause a heart attack or a stroke.

Many do not know they have this until it is too late.

How can you reduce your risk?