Top Tips for Quitting Smoking

Top Tips for Quitting Smoking

We all know smoking is bad for us. It’s been linked with all kinds of diseases, including stroke. But sometimes even the cold hard facts aren’t enough to make us want to kick the habit. If you’re considering cutting down or giving up, keep in mind these positive...

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How Smoking Leads to Stroke

How Smoking Leads to Stroke

Many studies suggest smoking almost doubles the risk of stroke and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), a life-threatening type of stroke caused by bleeding into the space surrounding the brain (1). But how exactly does smoking affect the structure and function of the brain...

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8 Facts About Stroke and Smoking

8 Facts About Stroke and Smoking

Smoking not only increases your risk of health problems, such as heart disease and blocked arteries, it’s also strongly linked to stroke. But there are many different factors that can affect your risk, from gender to financial status. Here are some fascinating facts...

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