5 Factors Which Affect Your Sperm Count

Technology has swept mankind in all possible ways. As a result of this, there has been substantial deterioration in the quality of life as well. Studies reveal, the average human sperm count has reduced by 40 per cent in the last 50 years. An excessive dependence on man-made machines, exposure to life-threatening chemicals and several other lifestyle dysfunctions has contributed to this vicious phenomenon. A hard-hitting reality is that today’s men are unfortunately not as “manly” as their fathers were, purely due to the air that they breathe, the food and water they consume and the horde of lifestyle malfunctions they refuse to rectify.

A rise in male infertility, malformations and malfunctions of male reproductive organs, the increasing number of cancers in prostate and testes etc, as per scientific evidences, have their roots in environmental imbalances caused due to a rising dependence on technology. Falling sperm count is becoming a major topic of research; however, the dwindling quality of sperm deserves greater deliberation. In recent times, medical circles have been witnessing more number of cases with higher sperm count, but lower quality.

Several factors could affect both the quantity and quality of your sperm. Obesity, smoking, alcohol consumption etc though are the most known causes, listed below are five major culprits that are silently hampering your sperm count: