How does tobacco affect the ovary?

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Date created: Tue, Oct 26, 2021 7:08 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 4:45 AM

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Smoking may decrease the total number of eggs a woman has in her ovaries and cause the ovaries to age prematurely. Toxins in cigarettes may also lead to DNA damage to the ovarian follicles, where the eggs normally develop to maturity.

How does cigarette smoking affect ovarian function?

  • Conclusion: Cigarette smoking is associated with a prolonged and dose-dependent adverse effect on ovarian function. Smoking appears to have a more transient toxic effect on fertility, because current smokers, but not past smokers, had a markedly reduced pregnancy rate after treatment cycles compared with nonsmokers.

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