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In addition to the effects nicotine has on the cells of the spinal discs, the substances contained in tobacco reduce blood flow to the spine. Reduced blood flow can potentially accelerate degeneration of the spine, and is a well-documented risk factor for failure of spinal bones to heal (fuse) after surgery.
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