How we are losing our cognitive and fertility power
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How we are losing our cognitive and fertility power

London : United Kingdom | Feb 07, 2012 at 8:55 PM PST
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Exercising the Brain to Avoid Cognitive Decline

Simply we all are aware that the "smoking is injurious to health" and in addition to the incredibly damaging cardiovascular and related effects, smoking (tobacco or marijuana) is so far one of the most impacting lifestyle variables when it comes to fertility. It's thought that central nervous system effects of nicotine. A hydrocarbon from smoke of any kind induces enzymes which further alter hormone production. These reproductive hormone effects might account for the lower estrogen levels seen in female smokers. It's possible to relate that to decreased number of eggs and impaired fallopian tube function.

And through entire world all smoking related producers are suggested to mention the quotation "Smoking is Injurious to Health" in visible manner of all products. But now the question is how such displayed messages contribute to whole user and how the messages support to change ceasing smoking. Doubtlessly, a simple indication of profit that being made by all tobacco related producer is growing up year by year so supposed declination of smokers is not occurred world widely.

Recently, a study concentrated smoking impact in whole range of health matter has published by Archives of General Psychiatry which has revealed further problem association rather than previously said. Major finding of new study sight affect the human brain. Moreover, smoking is also found gender sensitive as well. The latest study shows that smoking is associated with cognitive decline as early as age 45, and that male smokers may be more vulnerable to these mental effects than women. The study has carried out with around 7236 people consisting of both male and female those of from different age groups who smoked for last 20 years as respondents said, (40 to 80) and the tests were conducted thrice within same people. The more men smoked, the greater their decline. What’s more, the study showed for the first time that the smoking-related cognitive declines may begin as early as age 45. Women, on the other hand, did not show any differences in cognitive scores over the same 10-year period. The result among women was not particularly expected. The study has brought some good news in the findings as well, especially for those who quit smoking. Men who had kicked the habit more than 10 years before the study began actually had better cognitive scores than men who had never smoked. Researchers credits this effect to the fact that people who quit smoking tend to become healthier overall, and may have adopted other lifestyle or diet changes that promoted better mental health. In developing countries on the other hand rural people are suffering from poor nutrition, poor accessibility to health care centers, and poor sanitation where almost people start smoking from early ages and among many death smoking related diseases counted higher scores.

The study has conducted by Severine Sabia, a research associate in the department of epidemiology and public health at University College London.

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Cognitive and Fertility: Men Vs Women
Smoking governs poor fertility in both male and female. Further more , we take care during pregnnancy so that growing innocent child in womb may not victimized our poor behaviours.
Dadhi Aryal is based in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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