Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Disease

Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Disease

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World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Disease

Over 7 Million people die from tobacco use each year worldwide, including 890,000 from exposure to secondhand smoke

Tobacco smoking and breathing in secondhand smoke can cause cardiovascular disease including:

  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke

Tobacco use is a major cause of cardiovascular disease

Tobacco use is responsible for 10% of all cardiovascular disease deaths worldwide

Implementation of the World Health Organization MPOWER demand reducing measures can reduce tobacco use and help protect people from secondhand smoke

Page last reviewed: May 29, 2018
Content source: Global Health