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    Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Professional

    Smoking status (yes/no): smoking status should reflect lifetime exposure to tobacco and not simply tobacco use at the time of assessment (eg, those who have given up smoking within five years should b...

    Erectile Dysfunction Professional

    It reported that drinking three or more standard alcoholic drinks per week might reduce sexual satisfaction and impair erectile function in current smokers and might have less effect in those...

    E-cigarettes Conditions

    Most regular smokers are addicted to nicotine. Most smokers smoke regularly to feel 'normal' and to prevent withdrawal symptoms - this is where e-cigarettes come in. , smo...

    Quit Smoking (Smoking Cessation) Conditions

    If you are a long-term smoker, on average, your life expectancy is about 10 years less than a non-smoker. Put another way, in the UK about 8 in 10 non-smokers live past the age of 70...

    Benefits of Stopping Smoking How to Quit Smoking Passive Smoking E-cigarettes Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) Varenicline (Champix®) Bupropion (Zyban®)

    Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Conditions

    The disease is more common in people who smoke or have been smokers at some time. Viral infections. These include viruses such as the Epstein-Barr virus that causes glandular fever , and ...

    Dyspepsia in Pregnancy Conditions

    Stop smoking if you are a smoker The chemicals from cigarettes relax the sphincter muscle and make acid reflux more likely.

    Industrial Dust Diseases Professional

    Asbestos-related lung cancer Lung cancer is a common disease amongst smokers but it has an increased incidence in those with asbestosis (40-50% risk of death from bronchial carcinoma in sm...

    Assessment of the Patient with Established Diabetes Professional

    Is the patient a smoker? If so, what help would they like to become a non-smoker and are they aware of the importance of stopping smoking?

    Infertility Conditions

    It has been estimated that in each menstrual cycle, smokers have about two thirds the chance of conceiving compared to non-smokers. Smoking is also harmful to a developing baby if th...

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    Barrett's Oesophagus Conditions

    These include losing weight if you are overweight, stopping smoking if you are a smoker and reducing your alcohol intake if you drink a lot of alcohol. See separate leaflet called Acid...

    Audit and Audit Cycle Professional

    The outcome of care - eg, the number of smokers who quit smoking for one year. Audit should be transparent and non-judgemental.

    Thyroid Eye Disease Professional

    Risk factors [ 1 ] Current smoking increases the risk of developing TED (relative risk of 7 for heavy smokers) although ex-smokers are not at increased risk. [ 8 ] Risk increa...

    Pressure Ulcers Conditions

    Are a smoker . Are incontinent of urine or stool (faeces). This causes damp skin which is more easily damaged.

    Absolute Risk and Relative Risk Conditions

    For example, the groups could be smokers and non-smokers. All sorts of groups are compared to others in medical research to see if belonging to a group increases or decreases your ri...

    Antenatal Examinations Professional

    Women at higher risk of complications during pregnancy (eg, older than 40 years), smokers, very young mothers, and those without social support. Problems associated with previous pregnanci...

    Hypervitaminosis Professional

    However, beta-carotene supplements, with or without retinyl palmitate, taken for 5-8 years have been associated with an increased risk of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease in current and...

    Anogenital Warts Conditions

    Treatment may be a little uncomfortable and cause some irritation of the skin around the area that is being treated. Also, smokers tend to respond less well to treatment, so stopping smoking ...

    Prostate Gland Enlargement Conditions

    If you are a smoker then stopping smoking may significantly improve your symptoms, as nicotine irritates the bladder.

    Indigestion (Dyspepsia) Conditions

    If you are a smoker, consider giving up. Don't drink too much alcohol. For dyspepsia which is likely to be due to acid reflux - when heartburn is a major symptom - the following ...

    Anogenital Warts Professional

    There is evidence that non-smokers have a better response than smokers to treatment. Referral Ideally anyone with anogenital warts should be referred to a sexual health cli...

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