Feb 13, 2024, 08:52 AM IST

5 ways smoking impacts sexual health

Ritik Raj

Here are some negative effects of smoking on sexual health in case you did not know there was a connection between smoking and sexual health.

Problem with erection

Studies indicate that the nicotine in cigarettes has the potential to impede blood flow throughout the organs.

Affects Breast Health

Smoking may raise one's risk of breast cancer as well as cause breast sagging.

Lowers sperm count

Smoking may also lower semen volume and sperm count, which can impair fertility.

Affects egg count and quality

Research indicates that smoking hastens the ovarian reserve's depletion, which impacts the quality and quantity of eggs produced.

Premature menopause

Premature menopause is linked to a number of health hazards, and research indicates that women who smoke are more likely than non-smokers to experience it before the age of 50.

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