Stopping Smoking

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Smoking is a major cause of arterial disease in our society, and contributes to death from burst aneurysms, lung cancer, heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure. Arterial damage from smoking can lead to arterial blockage that stops people from walking (claudication), and also causes ulcers, gangrene, and amputation.

This practice strongly encourages our patients to stop smoking, and recommend the following resources to help.