Doctors warn that smoking in the first days after vaccination is potentially dangerous.
Today, therapist Lyudmila Lapa, director of the Khodanova Immunocorrection Center, told reporters Izvestia the dangers of smoking in the first 3 days after the vaccination It can provoke blood clots and exacerbate possible side effects after the vaccine is given.
This is due to the fact that smoking, like alcohol, has an extremely negative effect on blood vessels, causing them to spasm. Under the influence of an anticancer drug, as with infection with a coronavirus or any other virus, blood clots and blood clots can occur.
To avoid unpleasant consequences, smokers should give up cigarettes and alcoholic beverages for 3 days. The doctor also recommends that nicotine addicted people take anticoagulants after vaccination – they reduce the activity of the blood coagulation system and prevent the formation of blood clots. She once again reminds: “And you definitely do not need to smoke.”
According to TASS, the pulmonologist Alexei Nikishenkov also gave his recommendations. He argues that post-vaccination smoking, even with e-cigarettes, can add stress to the body and exacerbate side effects:
“After vaccination, immunity begins to work actively, while a person may experience a flu-like syndrome: fever up to fever, intoxication, weakness, headache, loss of appetite, and so on. Of course, the external intoxication of the body through smoking, inhalation of harmful substances is an additional stress for orgasm. “
According to the instructions, which must be read before vaccination, within 3 days after vaccination, it is recommended: do not go to the bathhouse or sauna, do not wet the injection site, stop smoking and alcohol, exclude excessive physical exertion. If there is swelling, redness, soreness, then you can use antihistamines.
Evgeny Brun, chief freelance psychiatrist-narcologist of the Russian Ministry of Health, said on May 31 that fear of the coronavirus forced Russians to quit smoking en masse. Referring to Rosstat, the expert noted a downward trend in tobacco consumption among all categories of citizens.