Infertility and Early Menopause Linked to Smoking

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Data from over 88,700 women in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study indicate that those who smoked or were exposed to secondhand smoke (passive smokers) were more likely to have difficulty getting pregnant or enter menopause before age 50. Further, women who smoked as few as 100 cigarettes (5 packages) or more in their lives […]

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Women Who Smoke Take Longer to Conceive

Smoking and Fertility

Mr. Mackay, the school guidance counselor on the adult cartoon series, “SOUTH PARK”, knows the inimical effects of smoking. Smoking and especially nicotine also affects fertility in both women and men. The degree to which nicotine affects fertility is so pronounced that third party payers that offer fertility coverage such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, […]

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