Tiwa Savage is no doubt the poster girl of Nigerian pop; who is loved by all. But when a camera man wanted to photograph Mavin stars Dr. Sid and Reekardo Banks his camera lens caught more than our mysterious photographer wanted out of his visit to a Lagos club.
A rare picture showing “kele kele” star puffing away a pip of shisha, behind her fellow Mavin stars. Our fear now is; what damage this fast spreading photograph do to her images that have seen her rise to be a multiple brand ambassador.
As a mother, does shisha have any effect on any woman carrying out her duties as a wife and mother through pregnancy and breast feeding? Yes! If any woman smokes shisha during pregnancy and breast feeding she runs the following risk.
Since the Shisha pipe contains lots of infectious microorganisms and pregnant women have a suppressed immune system, so they are more likely to catch infections, Women who smoke Shisha during pregnancy have babies with an increased risk for respiratory diseases and Harmful heavy metals and toxins can be excreted in the breast milk which can affect the newborn
Effects Of Shisha on Male Fertility and Women in pregnancy:
Shisha smoking is a way of life to some. It is the bonding moment with friends, and also a social event where one meets more friends. For Shisha smokers it is this interaction with different kinds of people that give them the feeling of machismo to men and the cool thing to be done today by the modern women. Shisha smoking is the new trend and the new style of some people, to spend their past time or to relax. But all these enjoyments that a Shisha smoker experienced are only for the mean time.
In the long run, this circle of friends would need to live their own lives. They will eventually meet someone special and decided to marry and have their own families. Then here comes the time where they encounter some of the problems.
How Shisha Affects Women Pregnancy:
Since the Shisha pipe contains lots of infectious microorganisms and pregnant women have a suppressed immune system, so they are more likely to catch infections.
Harmful heavy metals and toxins can be excreted in the breast milk which can affect the newborn.
Women who smoke Shisha during pregnancy have babies with an increased risk for respiratory diseases.
Shisha smoking can increase women’s risk of blood clots.
How Shisha Affects Men Fertility:
Shisha smoking contains heavy metals like arsenic, chromium, lead, cobalt. The presence of the trace amount of these heavy metals in semen found to inhibit the function of enzyme contained in the acrosome of the sperm cell, which is the membrane that covers the head of the sperm.
Shisha smoking or tobacco smoking could cause to decrease sperm motility.
Shisha smoking could result into production of unhealthy sperm, thus reduce sperm lifespan.
Shisha also affects the ability of men to produced sperm which result into low sperm production.
In the long run the adverse effect of smoking Shisha can cause genetic changes that can affect the offspring