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| This one habit can shrink your penis, but men keep doing it anyway (many every day)
| Dominic Smithers, May 10, 2019
Lad Bible – Guys, I’m sorry, but we have some bad news.
That cigarette you thought would make you look cool could actually be the reason your penis has shriveled.
According to specialists, smoking can have a number of negative effects on men, including erectile dysfunction and even shrinkage.
Speaking to Mirror Online, Harley Street urologist Marc Laniado revealed it is not as rare as you might think.
“I see erectile dysfunction a great deal. To have a firm erection, you need sufficient blood flow. Smokers have a higher incidence of atherosclerosis in all blood vessels, including those in the penis, which can reduce blood flow. The chemicals in smoke may also have an effect on firmness; nicotine causes blood vessels to become narrow. This can be temporary or – eventually – permanent.”
He went on:
“Often they will say, ‘My erection is not so good, I don’t wake up with an erection in the morning as much as I used to or my penis isn’t quite so hard when I’m having sexual relations.’
“But also sometimes people say that their penis is getting shorter as they get older, as smoking stops the blood flowing through the penis, which stops the spontaneous and nightly erections that are needed to stretch the penis and keep it at a good length.
“So in summary smoking can make your penis appear shorter or in fact become shorter.”
But the specialist said it’s not just men who could feel the impact of smoking on their nethers, women could also be in trouble.
He added: “Women’s arousal is – if you think about it – also affected by blood flow to the area.” Read more.