The harms smoking inflicts on our health are not a secret. And yet people are still smoking all types of devices, cigarettes, hookah, vape, and different types of electronic cigarettes. In this article we will talk about the effect of smoking on male fertility and how it directly affects the attempts to conceive.
Traditional cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, vape, and hookah, contain toxins that harm the lungs, and the rest of the body including the reproductive system in General. Several studies have shown that smoking hurts female and male fertility. But since in our societies, the percentage of smoking men is higher than women, we will address smoking and male fertility in this article.
After surveying several medical studies and research papers, that analyzed the effect smoking has on reproductive and sexual health, researchers found that smoking, in all its forms, affects fertility, fertility treatments, and chances to conceive. Results showed that smoking:
In conclusion, to improve both female and male fertility and increase the chances of conceiving, both husband and wife must cease to smoke. Due to the harm, it causes to reproductive health, it is essential not to succumb to the misconception that some types of smoking are not harmful.
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