By Julia Seidl May 25, Photo: Stocksy. According to a study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, sperm counts among Western men have dropped more than 50 percent in the past 40 years. That means the effects of poor lifestyle choices can be reversed in just two or three months. Here are some of the most common behaviours responsible for lowering his sperm count and what to do about them.
Radiations and male fertility
9 things your guy is doing that are lowering his sperm count
Often times, people think that if a woman is not getting pregnant, she is the reason for the fertility issue. However, we must remember that the male plays just as big of a role in conception as the female. For about 1 in 5 infertile couples, the problem lies solely with the man. And 90 percent of the time, this infertility is due to a low sperm count.
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Tobyotter via flickr We've previously reported that heat from a laptop is linked to "cooking" sperm, but now there's even more bad news, fellas:. A new study published in the medical journal "Fertility and Sterility" via Reuters reveals laptop wifi also nukes sperm. The scientists conducting the study put drops of semen from healthy men under laptops, then surfed the web. Sperm placed near electromagnetic radiation generated during wireless communication died twice as fast as semen placed in the same temperature away from internet activity, according to the report. Furthermore, the WiFi-exposed sperm was damaged three times as much as the comparison sample.