Is Smoking Hurting My Heart? Learn the Truth. What impact does smoking cigarettes have on my heart health? Am I putting myself at increased risk of heart attack with smoking? Where can I go to get help quitting? Many people have lingering questions about smoking and their heart health, and we’re here to help at Archstone Recovery Center. We the have the answers so you can make the right choice about smoking and your health. Smoking cigarettes do indeed increase risks for all kinds of heart trouble. One of the first things that happens when a smoker inhales is the heart rate rises, and the blood’s ability to carry oxygen is reduced. Both of these conditions can become permanent with chronic smoking. Longer term, smoking has been shown to dramatically increase the chances of all kinds of heart disease, vascular disease, and even stroke. Tobacco narrows the blood vessels, which puts a person at risk for heart attack. Smokers below the age of 40 have 5 times the rates of heart attacks as non-smokers. If you or a loved one has a problem with smoking, get help now before irreversible damage is caused. Call Archstone Recovery Center of the Palm Beaches to quit today. Archstone can help you understand tobacco’s effects on your body, how addiction works, and start program to quit smoking. Archstone Recovery Center is a state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient alcohol rehabilitation facility located in sunny Lantana, Florida (FL). Smokers from Florida (FL), New York (NY), New Jersey (NJ), Washington, DC, Philadelphia (PA), Baltimore (MD), New England, and all over the country travel to Archstone to start their road to recovery in a best-rated facility. While there, they can stop smoking in a safe place with the support they need from doctors, counselors, and fellow patients. Call Archstone Recovery today to begin a new, healthier life.