Acute Effects of Tobacco and Non-tobacco Cigarette Smoking on the Blood Pressure and heart Beat Rate
- Kho, Young-Lim (Depart. Environmental Health, Seoul Health College) ;
- Lee, Sang-Gu (School of Public Health, Seoul National University) ;
- Chung, Moon-Ho (School of Public Health, Seoul National University)
- Published : 2003.06.01
Smoking of tobacco cigarettes is associated with a rise in blood pressure together with an increase in heart beat rate. This study examined the acute effect of tobacco and non-tobacco cigarette smoking on the blood pressure and heart beat rate by randomized crossover study involved 39 volunteers. In the results, systolic blood pressure and heart beat rate changes after smoking were significantly different in non-tobacco cigarette smoking group from in tobacco cigarette smoking group.