Yes, smoking is bad for fertility, both male and female.
In the case of men, in addition to affecting seminal quality, smoking could be related to alterations in spermatogenesis, to greater fragmentation of sperm DNA and even to problems of erectile dysfunction.
As for female fertility, a woman who smokes may need more time to become pregnant than a non-smoker. In addition, menopause may be 1 to 4 years earlier than in women who do not smoke.
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Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.