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FLIGHT FITNESS | SMOKING
The benefits of becoming smoke-free
While cigarette smoking is not prohibited by the FAA, it has several hazardous side effects and many health conditions caused by smoking are medically disqualifying.
A smoker typically carries a carbon monoxide blood level of about five percent. This may raise your physiological altitude from sea level to about 7,000 feet. A smoker is much more susceptible to hypoxia and can often feel the effects of hypoxia at lower altitudes.
Those who quit smoking immediately reduce their health risks and quickly derive many benefits:
There Has Never Been a Better Time to Quit
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