Smoking causes male infertility - Fruitful Way

Smoking causes male infertility

Sperm problems are highly influenced by lifestyle, environmental, and psychological factors. Smoking reduces sperm motility and sperm count; smoking also causes biochemical problems which prevent the sperm from binding to the egg; smoking may also cause DNA damage to the sperm, which is associated with male infertility.

Cigarette smoke is rich in cadmium, an element which causes DNA damage, and men who smoke have increased levels of DNA damage in their sperm. The good news: Men who stop smoking have a distinctive improvement in sperm characteristics as soon as three months after they stop using tobacco.


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