You probably know by now that smoking is not good for your health. It has a particular effect on menopause, so if you’re still a smoker you can learn some tips to quit.

What’s the link between smoking and menopause?

Smoking is linked to an earlier onset of menopause (1). A study conducted with over 93,000 women in the United States found that smokers had more difficulty getting pregnant and experienced menopause one to two years earlier than non-smokers. Women who experienced frequent passive or secondhand smoke shared a similar risk to smokers.

During perimenopause, smoking can trigger certain symptoms— like hot flushes. When you quit smoking, there are many aspects of your health and wellbeing that will be benefitted.

Benefits of quitting smoking

Tips to quit smoking 

Quitting smoking, another item on the list of things you have to worry about during menopause? It may seem like a burden, but we’re here to help, and so is the NHS.: 

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