Relationship between smoking, drink and blood pressure

Smoking cigarettes is also extremely harmful for the heart health and can increase the risk of heart attack.

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Smoking and drinking alcohol frequently are considered to be two harmful habits that can affect the body and cause irreversible damage with time. In order to maintain good cardiovascular health, we must be mindful of such unhealthy habits and quit or limit them as much as possible. “Smoking has ill effects both on blood pressure and the heart. While you may find alcohol relaxing, it only aggravates the problem. Remember - balance is the key to good health,” suggested Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee.(Unsplash)

“Stop whipping your body with stimulants like coffee, tobacco, and alcohol,” wrote Anjali as she further suggested how smoking cigarettes can cause significant increase in blood pressure in a very less time, as much as two minutes. (Unsplash)

Smoking cigarettes is also extremely harmful for the heart health and can increase the risk of heart attack. (Unsplash)


In the case of drinking alcohol, we must limit it, as excessive consumption can cause a rise in blood pressure. (Unsplash)

People who are more prone to pressure and stress suffer from hypertension – this further leads them to become frequent drinkers. (Unsplash)




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