Long gone are the days when puffing on a cigarette oozed the coolness and glamour made famous by cultural icons like James Dean and Audrey Hepburn. Stained teeth, bad breath, the ashy stench that gives passers-by a whiff of your bad habit, are problems they seemed immune to. And they certainly wouldn’t have had problems in the bedroom…
…or so we think.
In recent years, studies drawing links between smoking and its effect on sexual health – particularly for men – have surged. A quick internet search on the topic and you’ll soon be thrown a list of stress-inducing results: erectile dysfunction, loss of libido, slower arousal, suboptimal performance in the bedroom…need I continue?
If the risk of contracting cancer was yesterday’s news and those stomach churning graphics on tobacco packaging weren’t enough to wean you off a puff, here’s a quick round-up of how putting that lighter out for good could fire up your sex life.