Quitting smoking significantly decreases the risk of developing all six of the following life-shortening conditions:
1) Heart Attack
3) COPD / Emphysema
4) Lung Cancer and other malignancies of the head and neck
5) Peripheral Vascular Disease resulting in possible amputation of
portions of the lower extremities .
6) Development of a Blood Clot (DVT = Deep Vein Thrombosis)
in the lower extremity resulting in a Pulmonary Embolism
If you smoke, please consult your personal physician, or
another physician of your choice, to assist you in developing a plan
for your permanent cessation of tobacco use.
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