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Risk factors for non communicable diseases

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kendrick354's version from 2017-11-11 15:21

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Risk factorsIncrease your chance of getting a disease
SmokingCauses cardiovascular, lung diseases, lung cancer. Damages walls of arteries and cells in lung lining.
ObesityCauses type 2 diabetes as it is unable to control concentration of glucose in blood-less resistant to insulin
Drinking Cause liver damage. Affects brain - damage nerve cell=less volume
Smoking/drinking when pregnantCause health problems for baby
CarcinogensE.g. Ionising radiation
Non communicable diseases are costlyHuman cost, financial cost
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