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I smoke weed to help with anxiety and insomnia for over 6 years. I want to quit but not get addicted to sleeping pills. How does it affect fertility?
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not good
Unlike cigarette smoking, there is little scientific evidence about the effects on female fertility.
In men it lowers testosterone and does reduce sperm quality. We don't know if a women smoking weed also affects sperm in her body. It may affect female hormones and ovulation. Our bodies make cannabis-like chemicals (endocannabinoids) and we are finding out what they do for fertility. Best to quit.

In brief: Probably not good
Unlike cigarette smoking, there is little scientific evidence about the effects on female fertility.
In men it lowers testosterone and does reduce sperm quality. We don't know if a women smoking weed also affects sperm in her body. It may affect female hormones and ovulation. Our bodies make cannabis-like chemicals (endocannabinoids) and we are finding out what they do for fertility. Best to quit.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Possible decrease
Not well studied but some evidence suggests that both smoking tobacco and mj can decrease fertility, making it more difficult to concieve.
Consider other rx for anxiety and insomnia, there are some with lower abuse/dependency potential. A councelor may be of great help as well.

In brief: Possible decrease
Not well studied but some evidence suggests that both smoking tobacco and mj can decrease fertility, making it more difficult to concieve.
Consider other rx for anxiety and insomnia, there are some with lower abuse/dependency potential. A councelor may be of great help as well.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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