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Can extensive fasting have adverse effect on fertility and sperm count? what can be the causes and effects of regular ejaculation in child bearing?

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No for short term...: From what i know, fasting would not impact fertility and sperm count until the extreme end-stage of malnutrition and dying. Ejaculation to shoot the sperm-containing semen into birth canal is the natural must to make women pregnant. But remember viable sperms move and travel to where is suitable for their survival to fertilize the egg. Of course, the women receiving semen get to be functional...

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Last updated Aug 26, 2017

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