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Smoking is bad for the sexual life of men

January 29 2008
10:15

Smoking affects the sex life, according to new research. Sexologist Sidney McGill notes that smoking (no matter what the substance) means inhaling the active ingredients, whether the nicotine in tobacco or THC (the active chemical compounds) in marijuana that cause health problems.

According to him, the main risk posed by smoking - the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. McGill notes that the sexual function of men and women depends on the work of blood vessels. If a male smokers suffer more by any thread of diseases such as diabetes or hypertension, it could face with a weak erection, said Jamaica-gleaner.com.

A recent study by Dr. John Spangler of Wake Forest University, U.S., found that male smokers with hypertension is 26 times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction, better known as impotence.

Smoking has a fatal effect not only on sexual abuse, but also on reproductive health. Nicotine causes infertility in women and can cause various diseases in the fetus, including cancer.

According to McGill, smoking has a greater impact on men between the ages, as younger members of the stronger sex higher testosterone levels, which protects them from cardiovascular disease.

Researcher warns: the more a person smokes, the more his problems with libido. Many studies have shown that the toxins in cigarettes, have a negative effect on the testicles.

In addition, smoking decreases the density of sperm, its amount, number of motile sperm and the amount of citric acid in semen. Use of nicotine also alters the composition of the sperm, reduces the quality of semen and sperm.

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