Smoking during Ramadan can increase the risk of a heart attack, especially when combined with the physical stress of fasting. It is important to quit smoking to improve overall health and seek medical advice before making any significant changes to your diet or exercise routine during Ramadan.
Smoking or breathing in smoke creates addiction over time.
The main addictive substance in tobacco is nicotine. It creates addiction not only physically, but also with its psychological and socially aspects. Withdrawal symptoms occur when a person does not smoke. Various tests have been developed to measure the level of smoking addiction. The most commonly used is the “Fagerström test.” Each cigarette contains more than 4,000 chemicals that are toxic, irritating, carcinogenic or facilitate the emergence of cancer in the body. At least 81 of these cause cancer. Smoking increases the risk of developing cancers of the mouth, tongue, pharynx, larynx, salivary gland, gums, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, intestine, anus, kidney, bladder, penis, cervix, and blood, especially lung cancer. Here are 6 interesting pieces of information about the harms of smoking…
One of the causes of heart attacks during Ramadan is smoking after iftar. Especially after smoking, sudden high blood pressure can trigger heart attacks by increasing coronary spasms and coagulation. For this reason, heavy meals should not be eaten in iftar and sahur, and it is recommended that smokers do not smoke excessively after meals. Especially after smoking, sudden high blood pressure can trigger heart attacks by increasing coronary spasms and coagulation.