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Does Menthol Cigarettes Kill Your Sperm
Reduced quality &...:
Smoking is one of the worst things you can do for your health. Smoking cigarettes (menthol or not) results in decreased sperm concentration, motility and more abnormal sperm, but the amount of reduction does not usually reduce fertility- see http://infertility.about. Com/od/researchandstudies/a/male_fertility_smoking. Htm
But I strongly advise stopping smoking if you are trying to conceive a child. ...Read more
Menthol cigarettes: Are cigarettes and all cigarettes are down right terrible for your health. If you can quit smoking, you'll reduce your risk of Lung CA, cardiovascular dz, including heart attack and stroke, multiple other cancers, emphysema. .. And the list goes on. .. not to mention have whiter teeth, smell better, and spend less on cigs. Talk to your doc about help available for quitting. There are many options! ...Read more
Lowers sperm count: There is evidence that smoking cigarettes lowers your sperm count, but in most cases not enough to significantly reduce fertility. However, smoking dramatically increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, chronic lung disease & many forms of cancer. Second-hand smoke is very toxic for pregnant women & babies. See http://www. Fertilityauthority. Com/news/2009/jan/20/lower-sperm-count-smokers. ...Read more
Difference in taste.: No difference in health risk. "light" cigarettes is a term used by tobacco billionaires to fool people into thinking that they are less harmful. They are not. Menthol is added to cigarettes to give them a different (pleasant?) taste. They are in fact more dangerous. Menthol is "methyl phenol". In high levels it's dangerous, but it's greatest danger is in making addiction to cigs more likely. ...Read more
Yes: Any cigarette can induce lung lesions that may bleed. ...Read more
Cigarettes: Sorry, all brands do.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you are a non-smoker but smoked 3 menthol cigarettes are you able to pass a cotinine blood test?
Are menthol cigarettes worse for you or are the health hazards identical to non menthol cigarettes?
The same: The risk factors in smoking menthol cigarettes are not significantly different from those involved in no-menthol cigarettes. Give them up! ...Read more
How do I quite smoking menthol cigarettes I smoke about a pack a day a little under about 15 cigarettes?
Gradually cut down: The first step is to gradually cut down one cigarette every two days. This may work if you are highly motivated. If that doesn't work add a nicotine patch or gum and follow the protocols advised with them. There are some other medications which can be prescribed by your physician. The best method is usually to be in a smoking cessation program which may combine the above approach with support. ...Read more
None: Both are equally dangerous.Get a more detailed answer ›
I quit menthol cigarettes 1 week ago, am approx 180lbs 38 yr old female no health history, how long until I am clear on a urine cotanine test?
My mom has been smoking menthol cigarettes for about 30 years and I'm trying to get her to quit with me by wearing nicotine patches, but at nighti noticed for months now as soon as she falls asleep she starts coughing alot and this scares me. Advice?
This may be: Related to her 30 years of smoking toxic materials. I would encourage her to schedule a medical evaluation and to be candid about these symptoms. ...Read more
Are non menthol cigarettes worse? I ask since menthol is used medicinally. I know both are bad and I should quit so don't say that please
Okay!: It doesn't matter specifically whether you use menthol or non-menthol cigarettes. What does matter is how many cigarettes you smoke, when you started smoking, the brand of cigarettes & how long you've been smoking. Menthol cigarettes may be worse because they are "tolerated" better or "enjoyed" more, encouraging heavier and or earlier use. Don't say I didn't NOT say that lol. ...Read more
I took one puff on a menthol cigarette exactly 28 days ago I didn't smoked anything sense then can I still pass any type of cotinine or nicotine test?
Should be all gone: If you meant nicotine gum when you said mentol cigarette, it should be all gone after 28 days. ...Read more
Are non menthol cigarettes more likely to cause throat/esophagal cancer? Does the menthol cause less irritation to your throat? Or no difference?
Hello from last 3to4 months I use to smoke cigrattes of menthol now I think my sperm quantity going very low please help me to get it back..
Please clarify: I do not understand the question. Are you asking if using alcohol post coitus will kill sperm and prevent pregnancy? If you are asking this the answer is not very effectively. Alcohol would not reach the internal cervix or uterus to kill any sperm swimming there. Topical alcohol is not a form of birth control. ...Read more
It may flush: Pre-ejaculate from the urethra.Get a more detailed answer ›