Smoking weakens the body’s immune system, making it harder to battle gum infection. A smoker has twice the risk for gum disease compared to a nonsmoker.
Smoking is a risk factor for infertility. Quitting smoking dramatically improves your chance to conceive. The chemicals found in cigarettes adversely affect many of the processes required for a successful pregnancy such as egg and sperm maturation, hormone production, sperm count and motility, and embryo transport. Cigarette smoke may also lead to early [...]
Smoking-related changes to your skin don’t appear instantaneously; wrinkles in the face and inner arms may remain dormant for years and only start to appear after a decade of smoking.
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease, disability, and death in the United States. Tobacco smoke damages the function of the heart and the structure/function of the blood vessels.