Smoking

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A disease that is caused by the hardening of the arteries due to the formation of atheromas.
Atherosclerosis
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A cancerous tumour.
Malignant
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A ....... is a rapid loss of brain function due to a disruption in the blood supple to the brain.
Stroke
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Makes platelets stick together
Nicotine
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Chronic Bronchitis is a type of...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Caused when foreign particles from tobacco smoke become trapped in the alveloi
Emphysema
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Which arteries does CHD affect?
Coronary
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What type of cells secrete mucus in the throat?
Goblet
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Cigarette smoke damages cilia and causes goblet cells to secrete more..........
Mucus
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..........irrevesibly combines with Haemoglobin, reducing the amount of oxygen transported in the blood,
Carbon Monoxide
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When atherosclerosis occurs the lumen on arteries gets.......
Smaller
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What peice of equipment can be inserted to try and reverse the affect of atherosclerosis on the arteries?
Stent
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Atheromas increase the risk of what?
Blood Clots
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Blood Clots cause what?
Strokes
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In emphysema, phago poduce and enzyme to break down what?
Elastin
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