Thromboangiitis obliterans (also known as Buerger's disease, Buerger ... It is
strongly associated with use of tobacco products, primarily from smoking, but also
Almost everyone with Buerger's disease smokes cigarettes. However, Buerger's
disease can occur in people who use other forms of tobacco, like chewing ...
The classic Buerger's Disease patient is a young male (e.g., 20–40 years old)
who is a heavy cigarette smoker. More recently, however, a higher percentage of
Cigarette smoking greatly increases your risk of Buerger's disease. Heavy
cigarette smokers (people who smoke one and a half packs a day or more) are
Buerger's disease, also known as thromboangiitis obliterans, is a rare disorder
that, in most cases, affects young or middle-aged male cigarette smokers.
Apr 3, 2014 ... By age 18, he was diagnosed with Buerger's disease, a disorder linked to
tobacco use that causes blood vessels in the hands and feet to ...
Jul 25, 2012 ... The risk for developing Buerger's disease increases when you smoke heavily.
Scientists aren't certain of why tobacco smoke increases this risk ...
Virtually everyone diagnosed with Buerger's disease smokes cigarettes or uses
other forms of tobacco, such as chewing tobacco. Quitting all forms of tobacco is ...
Mar 18, 2014 ... Victoria Marks, 41, from Cornwall, has Buerger's disease - a rare form of ...
Victoria Marks, 41, had her first cigarette when she was 13 and ...