You might think that smoking is a cool idea but you must give up as it is linked with the development if erectile dysfunction, a recent study has claimed. Erectile dysfunction or in simple words male impotence plays very great role in the sexual performance of men. Thus if you are smoking a cigarette then it is the best time to give up on this habit which is slowly stealing your manliness from you.
The study researcher Jiang he, MD, PhD and also an epidemiologist at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans said that this is the not the first study to found the connection between erectile dysfunction and smoking. Studies were done in the past too. However he further adds that this study is different from those as it also sees other factors that affect the male performance in the bed.
How smoking affects the male sexual health? The answer lies in the plaque buildup in the arteries. This condition is termed as atherosclerosis. It results in the less blood flowing to the various organs including male organ. When there is less or no blood reaching to male reproductive system, the organ refuses to stand erect. It leads to erectile failure in men which is absolutely no fruitful for successful lovemaking session.
Around 4,764 Chinese men of average age 47 were studied in thus study. Findings of this study are as follows:
- Those who smoked 20 cigarettes in a day are at 60% higher risk of getting erectile issues then man who never smoked.
- 15% of men who smoked in the past experienced erectile issues in their lives.
- Men who smoked currently are at 30% higher risk of developing erectile failure.
- Around 12% of men who never smoked got erectile issues.