What are all the diseases caused by smoking?
Smoking and Respiratory DiseaseLung diseases caused by smoking include COPD, which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Cigarette smoking causes most cases of lung cancer. If you have asthma, tobacco smoke can trigger an attack or make an attack worse.
What are four respiratory diseases caused by smoking?
The principal nonmalignant respiratory diseases caused by cigarette smoking—COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma—are defined in Table 7.2.
What are health risks of smoking?
Smoking damages your heart and your blood circulation, increasing your risk of developing conditions such as:
- coronary heart disease.
- heart attack.
- peripheral vascular disease (damaged blood vessels)
- cerebrovascular disease (damaged arteries that supply blood to your brain)