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Gender Neutral Disease

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Male Specific

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Female Specific



Whether you are a patient, a family member or a friend helping a loved one, this resource is here to help inform you about smoking related disease. By interacting with the model and clicking on specific parts of the body you'll see the correlating diseases.

Human Body
Head
Stroke
Smoking impacts the blood vessels to your neck and brain and can cause a stroke. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of your brain is blocked or greatly reduced by a rupturing of a blood vessel or development of a clot in the brain, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and food. It only takes a few minutes without oxygen for your brain cells to begin to die [8].
Skin
Smoking can speed up the aging process of your skin and make you develop wrinkles at a faster rate [30, 35].