Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer. But smoking is also a major cause of cardiovascular disease.
Smoking and tobacco use are significant risk factors for a variety of chronic disorders. According to the American Heart Association, cigarette smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States, accounting for 440,000 of the more than 2.4 million annual deaths. Continue reading
Acid Reflux (gastroesophageal reflux disease) – a disorder associated with the systematic regurgitation of stomach contents back into the esophagus, accompanied by its inflammation (esophagitis).