Heightened risk of MS
This study solidified the belief that cigarettes can cause progression of the disease. Individuals suffering from multiple sclerosis will be the first to tell you that progression of the disease is one of their biggest fears. Treatment for multiple sclerosis focuses on lessening the progression of the disease and its symptoms; knowing that cigarettes counteract this should be enough to push anyone with MS to disassociate with them. Cigarettes have also been researched and confirmed to put an otherwise healthy individual at risk for developing Multiple sclerosis. Among other factors that have been pinpointed to have an effect, cigarettes are definitive.