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Smoking And Cholesterol – Are They Related?

Smoking And Cholesterol – Are They Related?

As we try to figure out all aspects of our lifestyle, genetics, and diet that can lead to high cholesterol there is one thing that continues to pop up – smoking.  It is clear that smoking and cholesterol are very much related, and definitely not in a good way.  Even without considering cholesterol, smoking has an extremely negative impact on your health and increases the risk of heart attack by 100%.  There is such a strong relationship between cholesterol and smoking that one of the first suggestions that any doctor makes when a patient is diagnosed with high cholesterol is – stop smoking!  

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