5 surprising health risks associated with smoking
1) Increases your risk of erectile dysfunction
One little known effect of cigarettes is their ability to get in the way of people’s sex lives. Smoking can increase the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. This is because it can damage blood vessels, including those that must dilate if a man is to have an erection. When they enter your body, the toxins in cigarettes can make your blood thicker and they can narrow your arteries.