10 things you didn’t know about male fertility
By Louise Belle BHSc (Nut Med)
Eating an unhealthy diet can reduce the quality of sperm.
2. Vitamin C
Vitamin C improves sperm count and motility.
Stress can reduce sperm concentration during ejaculation.
In the majority of cases, the cause of male infertility is idiopathic, or unknown.
The quality of a male’s sperm could contribute to up to 50% of infertility in couples.
The head of the sperm contains the DNA.
Obesity can affect a male’s fertility.
Selenium is an antioxidant that can improve sperm quality.
9. Sperm Count
The average sperm count has reduced by nearly 60% in the last 40 years.
Smoking or being exposed to cigarette smoke can impair sperm maturation and function.