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Smoking causes 90 percent of cancer, and also leads to the development of coronary heart disease, chronic bronchitis and emphysema, according to the website of Rospotrebnadzor.
According to authorities, the life expectancy of smokers by an average of 20-25 years less. Cancer began to smoke at 15 years occurs five times more often than to smoke after 25.
Tobacco smoke is 4.5 times more toxic than car fumes. When Smoking one cigarette person gets about three milligrams of nicotine. Lethal dose for an adult is 60 milligrams. Smoke 20 cigarettes a day smoker in a year receives a radiation dose equal to 200 x-rays. About half of male smokers in varying degrees suffer from impotence. Young women smokers there are problems with the veins of the legs, which then develop into thrombosis, varices and ectasia. Compared with non-smokers smokers have a 20 times higher risk of stroke, coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, indicated in the service.
The report notes that the body of people who quit Smoking in 30-35 years is reversed, and a man lives as much and never smoked. “Quitting at any age, it is possible to acquire substantial health benefits,” — said in Rospotrebnadzor.
Earlier it was reported that the most common forms of cancer in Russia are considered to be breast cancer and skin cancer, excluding melanoma. Followed by malignant neoplasms of trachea, bronchus and lung, prostate, colon.
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