Heart risks 'missed in smokers'
High blood pressure is picked up less often in people who smoke, despite them being at higher risk of heart disease, research suggests.
A study of more than 20,000 men and women in England found smokers were less likely to be aware that they had high blood pressure than non-smokers.
The University College London team said spotting the condition was particularly important in those who smoke.
The numning effect of nicotine, could it be in years to come smoking will be seen as away to control hypertension well at least nicotine will?