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How does smoking affect sexual health?

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Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Smoking is bad

Smoking causes vascular disease which kills erections.

In brief: Smoking is bad

Smoking causes vascular disease which kills erections.
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Dr. George Klauber
Smoking promotes atherosclerosis which also affect the pudendal blood vessels which deliver blood to the penis. Reduced penile blood flow imairs erectile function
Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Early impotence!

In males! Early death in both sexes!

In brief: Early impotence!

In males! Early death in both sexes!
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Decreases blood flow

Smoking is a known cause of erectile dysfunction (ed) in men, and in women it can make it harder to get aroused and have an orgasm.
Smoking does this by restricting blood flow to the genitals. Unrestricted blood flow is necessary to cause an erection in men and engorgement of the clitoris and labia in women. Without engorgement there won't be much arousal.

In brief: Decreases blood flow

Smoking is a known cause of erectile dysfunction (ed) in men, and in women it can make it harder to get aroused and have an orgasm.
Smoking does this by restricting blood flow to the genitals. Unrestricted blood flow is necessary to cause an erection in men and engorgement of the clitoris and labia in women. Without engorgement there won't be much arousal.
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