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  • Health
    • Diet
      • Saturated fats
        • Production of LDL's
          • Cardiovasc. disease
            • Artheroscle.
              • When talking about disease mention the tissue involved and the carriage of oxygen
                • Thrombosis
                • Stroke
            • Stroke
            • Thrombosis
      • Unsaturate fats
      • Salt
        • Decreases water potential in blood
          • Water remains in blood
            • Hypertension and high blood pressure
              • Damages blood vessels
                • Cause damage - atheromas form
    • Smoking
      • Carbon monoxide
        • Bind with haemo. (irreversibly)
          • Reduces oxygen carrying capacity
            • Increase in blood pressure
              • Atherosclero.
      • Tar
        • Mainly affects lungs
          • Effects on cilia and mucus production
            • Can't remove pathogens - infection
              • Attracts phagocytes
                • Release digestive enzymes
                  • Damage to lung tissue
        • Carcinogen
          • Can cause growth of tumours
      • Nicotine
        • Increases blood pressure
        • Sticky platelets - blood clots
          • Thrombosis or stroke

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