Navigation Links
Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility

Male fertility is facing a steady downfall. Unlike women, who are born with a finite number of eggs, men are continually producing sperm. According to the Male Fertility Study//, compiled by Norwich Union Healthcare, nearly one in 10 men may be suffering from infertility. Some of the factors that may have an effect on male fertility are traffic pollution, laptops, mobile phones, tight pants and hot tubs, nappies, smoking, overeating, seafood, fast food and driving.

Blaming pollution as one of the causes of male infertility, scientists believe that nitrogen oxide and lead in exhaust fumes may be the culprits.

Scrotal hyperthermia has been identified as another risk factor for male infertility according to a study published in the February issue of the journal Human Reproduction. Scientists from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook New York found that laptops can reach internal operating temperatures of over 70o C, and as they are frequently placed close to the scrotum, may be the cause of infertility.

Scientist also discourage the use of tight pants and hot tubs as they can lead to overheating sperm-producing cells in testicles, which lowers sperm count.

And for the same reason, the plastic lining in disposable nappies may increase the temperature of the scrotum, reducing their sperm counts as adults.

Another study by French researchers found that even driving for two hours could raise testicle temperature by around 2o C, causing reduced fertility levels. Taking hourly breaks from the wheel for 10 minutes can minimize the damage.

A study from the University of Szeged in Hungary claimed mobile phones could lower sperm counts by up to a third because of the radiation they emit. Also, the ability of the sperm to swim properly was also found to be impaired, particularly among men who made long calls.

Smoking tobacco has been known earlier to reduce sperm count, impair sperm movement. The good news is that if you quit, the health of your sperm will start to improve within two months. Researchers at Queen’s University, Belfast, have discovered that THC – the active ingredient in cannabis – impedes sperm motility and impairs its ability to penetrate the egg for fertilization. Dr Sheena Lewis, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, who leads the Reproductive Medicine Research Group, said recent reports carried out on sea urchin sperm suggest that cannabis may be a major cause of infertility by inhibiting sperm functions necessary for fertilization.

Scientists from Atlanta have found that the quality of sperm starts to deteriorate as soon as men pass a healthy weight for their size. This is because excess body fat creates localized heat in the groin area that can damage the sperm. In addition, fat is linked with oestrogen - the female sex hormone - and more fat means more oestrogens, which can lead to a possible increase in the risk of interference with the proper development of male reproductive organs.

Fast food, which is often packed full of ‘hidden soy’, may be another culprit. Scientists believe chemicals in the Soya bean mimic oestrogen, which can be the cause of a host of fertility problems.

With an exhaustive list of factors reducing male fertility, men certainly need to be aware of them, and be careful of their lifestyle, including what they eat and what they wea.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Incorrect Recording Of Response Time By Six Ambulance Trusts
2. Adult bone health is dependent on lifestyle we live
3. Fat rich diet is real dangerous and predispose lifestyle diseases.
4. Healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of developing hypertension
5. Cognitive deterioration in the older generation can be prevented by modifying the lifestyle
6. 17 percent rise in childhood cancer cases due to modern lifestyles
7. Kissing can cause Kaposi’s Sarcoma in AID
8. Kidney Stones - Interesting New Research implicates bacteria as its cause
9. Roller coasters – cause “Chronic Headache?
10. Starvation in pregnant women can cause heart disease to their children
11. And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American ... Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. ... including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , ... Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , ... our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of ... of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even ... progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. ... and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. ... rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill them. If ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of ... Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and ... other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 If ... Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the future is in ... at www.diabetesscholars.org by the Diabetes Scholars Foundation ... the way of academic and community service excellence. ... since 2012, and continues to advocate for people with ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... Oticon , industry leaders in advanced ... launch of Oticon Opn ™, the world,s first ... of possibilities for IoT devices.      (Photo: ... Oticon introduces a number of ,world firsts,: ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast majority ... outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a ... per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and wait ... but especially grueling for patients who are elderly and ... skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: