Flashcards in PH: Smoking Deck (5)
How does smoking affect the length of life?
Tends to reduce life expectancy by about 10 years
What are the common causes of smoking related deaths
Heart disease, stroke, chronic bronchitis (emphysema), lung cancer, other cancers and other diseases
What are common causes of morbidity in smokers?
Chronic bronchitis/emphysema, peripheral arterial disease, peptic ulcer, hip fracture and cataracts
How does weight tend to change alongside smoking cessation?
On average about 5kg of weight is put on