Smoking can worsen hypertension in middle-aged males


Senior study author Professor Kunihiro Matsushita wrote: “These findings underline the importance of preventing smoking in the first place, especially among children and young adults.

“We hope our results will encourage current smokers to quit sooner rather than later, since the harm of smoking can last for as many as three decades.”

The main symptoms of heart failure

The main symptoms of heart failure, say the NHS, are:
• Breathlessness
• Fatigue
• Swollen ankles and legs
• Feeling lightheaded and fainting.

However, these aren’t the only the symptoms, less common signs such as a persistent cough, wheezing, bloating, loss of appetite, weight gain, weight loss, confusion, a fast heart rate, and a heart palpitations can also occur.



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