Social Smoking called not less dangerous than the permanent

It also provokes the emergence of diseases like regular Smoking.

A group of American scientists said that occasional Smoking is as harmful for health as permanent, reports The Conversation. According to experts, it increases the risk of cardiovascular disease not less.

The full study on this topic was published in the edition of the American Journal of Health Promotion.

It is reported that scientists in the course of the study compared the blood pressure and cholesterol have approximately 40 thousand active and social smokers living in Ohio in the United States. In the latter group was dominated by young Hispanic men.

In the end it turned out that periodic Smoking causes the same risk of cardiovascular disease, as Smoking on a regular basis when a person smokes from a pack a day .