The Relationship Between Smoking And Infertility In Men

Elkaramy, Nadeen Ehab (2018-06-30)

Infertility is “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse , Cigarette smoking is associated with modest reductions in semen quality including sperm concentration, motility and morphology and sperm fertilizing capacity through increased seminal oxidative stress and DNA damage, the associations between male smoking and sperm concentration and motility are stronger among studies of ‘healthy’ men Smoking has also been associated with alterations in hormone levels in males, for example increases in the levels of oestrone and oestradiol


In both men and women, smoking has been linked to an increased risk for many cancers, heart disease, emphysema, and a number of other health problems, The toxins in cigarettes take their toll not only on the lungs but also on the health of your entire body. This includes your reproductive system

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