BY Onlymyhealth Editorial Team2013-06-19T00:00:00+5:30
Smoking is one the common risk factors in developing heart diseases. It increases the chances of heart attacks. According to a study published by Inter heart study in which research was conducted on 50,000 heart patients from 52 countries (one third of the heart patients were from India) smoking is one the most common risk factor that develops heart diseases. The population which is at attributed risk of developing the heart disease is 36 percent or we can say the risk of developing the heart disease has increased by a factor of 4.55 times.It has been observed that smoking exists with some other risk factors. Therefore smoking increases the chances of angina, heart attack and high blood pressure. The risk can be reduced by quitting smoking. Watch this video to know how smoking affects the heart rate!