Brain shrinks, stroke risk rises in smokers


From Fredericksburg.com: We know that smoking tobacco increases a person’s risk of cancer, heart attacks and strokes. But what do we know about how much harm smoking does to the brain?

Way back in 1848, The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal described tobacco as a “Passage of an Iron Rod Through The Head.” This statement is not an exaggeration when we consider the devastating effects of smoking on the brain. Click here to read more

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