Home Lifestyle Artery Explosion Risk Higher In Smokers

Artery Explosion Risk Higher In Smokers

397
SHARE

Smoking-Smoker
Smoking-Smoker

Artery Explosion Risk Higher In Smokers

Study says that smoking may cause artery explosion, people who smoke regularly are likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm which is a silent killer is a deadly, life-threatening condition of the main artery of the body.

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the large artery that supplies blood to the belly, pelvis and legs and can lead to severe internal bleeding, if the artery ruptures, which can prove to be very risky for the patient.

The lifetime risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm was found more in smokers. In addition, being older or having high levels of bad cholesterol also increased the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm. However, the risk of this potentially life-threatening condition can be lowered by quitting smoking.

Even those who had quit smoking for three to eight years has still risk for both clinical and asymptomatic abdominal aortic aneurysm but the risk is lower than regular smoker.

Tags : Artery Bulge Due To Smoking, Smoking Causes Artery Explosion, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Due To Smoking