Younger Smokers Have Higher Heart Attack Risk

A new British research published in the journal Heart found that smokers under 50 have 8.5 times higher heart attack risk  compared to former smokers and non-smokers of the same age group.higher heart attack risk

For the study, the researchers analysed data from more than 1,700 adult heart attack patients in northern England.

The results of the study indicated that current smokers tended to be a decade younger than former smokers or non-smokers when they experienced a heart attack. In general, current smokers had more than triple risk of heart attack compared to former smokers of non-smokers together.

More information about the research here.


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