People who smoke cigarettes have a significantly increased risk of heart attack and death. Smoking compromises your heart health by increasing your blood pressure, reducing levels of good cholesterol, and increasing the blood’s likelihood of clotting. These are just a few of the ill health effects caused by smoking.
To hear more about how smoking damages your body and jeopardizes heart health, watch this public service announcement. You’ll hear from the U.S. Surgeon General about why it’s important to quit smoking and you’ll learn about the shocking number of harmful chemicals in cigarettes.
The team at Cardiac Solutions is dedicated to improving the wellness of our patients through exceptional education initiatives and advanced treatment options. Call one of our five locations in the Phoenix area at (623) 208-5305 and ask us how we can help you improve your heart health.