Smoking cigarettes increases the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. So say experts from the United States. Before they developed the theory that the nicotine and tar destroy the blood vessels of the brain, contributing to dementia.
Scientists from California cited as confirmation of his words the results of the study. For ten years, watched thousands of smokers. The risk of development of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia in this group was significantly higher.
Some researchers believe that the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease smokers have increased a hundred times. To give up the habit – here's what you need to do to be saved from problems with the brain, lungs, heart and blood vessels. Smokers shorten their lives almost 10 years, with high risk of cancer and many other diseases.