Marijuana Causes Impotence


A new study shows that Marijuana causes impotence in men. Scientists began to study Marijuana and its effects on sex lives of men in the 70s and some researchers even concluded that cannabis can act as a love drug. But another study in the same journal showed that erectile dysfunction was common in men who smoked Marijuana.

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A study published in 2010 in the journal European Urology has found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, had an inhibitory effect on the smooth penis muscle.

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Study researcher Rany Shamloul, a physician with appointments at the University of Ottawa and Queen’s University in Canada says, “”This is a more serious effect on the erectile function because the smooth muscle makes up 70 per cent to 80 per cent of the penis itself,” The male organ contains receptors for THC of Marijuana, which means there are long-term effects in the form of impotence in men through Marijuana.

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