A population study by Su-Min Jeong and the team revealed that smoking cessation, but not reduction, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Also, a sustained cessation of smoking reduced stroke and mortality chances. The findings of the study are published in the European Heart Journal.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), smoking cigarettes increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), stroke, respiratory problems, etc. Tobacco use is the most common preventable cause of death however reduction doesn't help its risk factors. Su-Min Jeong and the team, therefore, aimed to assess the association of smoking cessation and reduction with the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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