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What can increase/decrease female fertility?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Smoking

All all personal behaviors, smoking decreased fertility the most.
It can cause aging of a woman's eggs and cause problems with a man's sperm specifically cause damage to individual sperm. Excessive body weight can also affect fertility by decreasing ovulation and affecting egg quality.

In brief: Smoking

All all personal behaviors, smoking decreased fertility the most.
It can cause aging of a woman's eggs and cause problems with a man's sperm specifically cause damage to individual sperm. Excessive body weight can also affect fertility by decreasing ovulation and affecting egg quality.
Dr. Michael Traub
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