Quit Smoking Before Surgery!

As we know too well, smoking isn’t good for our health. It increases our chances of getting lung cancer and heart and lung diseases. This is why healthcare providers advise their patients to quit smoking especially if they’re scheduled for surgery. Here are some of the reasons why you should quit smoking before surgery: Smoking […]

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The Effects of Tobacco Use and Surgery

Multiple studies have shown that smoking tobacco is hazardous for your health. In fact, it is still the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Smoking increases your chance of developing cancers, including those of the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, and lungs. It also increases the risk of getting heart disease and emphysema. Smoking is a […]

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Smoking: “Worst Culprit” in Vascular Disease

She had tried to quit countless times without success, but when doctors told Premier Surgical vascular patient Cathy Robinson her smoking could cause her to lose her legs she listened and, with the help of step-down nicotine patches, gave up smoking. “I know that smoking is not good for you, I’ve known it all my […]

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