Smoking is a major risk factor for heart disease, heart attacks, and stroke. Cigarette smoke raises high blood pressure and decreases good cholesterol. Quitting benefits your heart. Within days of stopping smoking, your risk of heart attack starts to decline.
Agent Orange has been a hot topic here on the HealthCentral Heart Disease site for the past couple years. One participant writes: "I was wondering if anyone knew anything about the Agent Orange contributing to heart disease. " So, let's discuss the link between Agent Orange and heart disease. What is Agent Orange? Agent Orange…