Longitudinal effect of smoking cessation on physical and laboratory findings.

@article{Suwazono2010LongitudinalEO,
  title={Longitudinal effect of smoking cessation on physical and laboratory findings.},
  author={Yasushi Suwazono and Mirei Dochi and Mitsuhiro Oishi and Kumihiko Tanaka and Hideki Morimoto and Kouichi Sakata},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={192-200}
}
BACKGROUND Detailed information on the expected physiologic changes after smoking cessation is practically useful to encourage people to stop smoking. Furthermore, weight increase after cessation may affect such physiologic changes. PURPOSE This article aims to evaluate the effect of smoking cessation on annual changes in body weight, blood pressure, and blood biochemistry. METHODS This study analyzed the results of annual health examinations from 1991 to 2005 in male Japanese workers in… CONTINUE READING