Can cigarettes cause flu?

16 Feb 2012, 14:49
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Are cigarettes causes of the flu? No. But doctors state that smokers are more vulnerable to germs that cause the "winter" ailments. First of all, this is due to a lower resistance, the ability of organism is to destroy alien viruses and bacteria in time. 


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One of the basic human immune stimulant is Vitamin C. An important feature is that it quickly breaks down and excreted from the body. If the person is a smoker, this process takes place at an accelerated pace. For this reason, the immune system doesn't receive the necessary materials. In such circumstances, it can't effectively protect human health against viruses... I know what you're thinking, but no, increased intake of vitamin C can't be a solution.


The fact that tobacco contains cadmium. This heavy metal interaction with vitamin C can induce the emergence of more serious diseases such as cancer. That is why the deficiency of a substance can be simply dangerous.


Smoking during the disease, considerably enhances its course. In the course of research by scientists proved that the immune system of a smoker has quite specific response to the spread of microorganisms. Tissue organs are affected much more strongly. The solution for the person who wants to strengthen the immune system or get rid of cold is to abstain from smoking, and totally to get rid of the habit.

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