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Abused Substances Cause Sperm Count
Cigarettes: The best data appears to be that cigarette smoke decreases sperm count and quality somewhat in men with known varicoceles (varicoces veins of the testicles). Marijuana and alcohol have been suggested but in my clinical practice their effects are limited except at very high usage levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inconclusive evidenc: The data on this are inconclusive. In 1 study, high caffeine use (>14 0.5-l bottles/week) and/or caffeine (>800 mg/day) was associated with reduced sperm concentration and total sperm count. But these results were only significant for cola. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20338976 the men in these studies could have had other unhealthy lifestyle practices too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: In men it can lower testosterone hormone levels and can reduce sperm counts and quality - lower motility (swimming ability) and possibly less ability for the sperm to fertilize an egg. Heavy use is probably worse than occasional use, so it's best for him to quit if possible, or cut down if unable to quit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can: Recent researches have shown that men with diabetes have low sperm count. Uncontrolled blood sugar level and fluctuating blood sugar levels lead to low sperm count. In addition, a research shows that semen volume is lower in diabetic men compared with non-diabetic men and that the nuclear dna in diabetic men's sperm cells is more fragmented. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Testicular atrophy is a known symptom of alcoholism. Direct toxic .Effect on sperm as well as indirect effect in which the liver damaged by alcohol is unable to properly utilize female sex hormones in men leads to increase in the quantity of the above causing decrease in sperm counts. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is there any drug to improve low sperm count that is as low as 1.1 million count after laboratory test?
Usually no: In most cases, low counts are non reversible, and steps such as ivf must be taken to overcome such low numbers. However, you should be thoroughly evaluated, as about 10% in this position may have a reversible cause. ...Read more
Nyet, nine, no: Doesn't happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can Tonsilotren affect sperm/egg production or quality? It contains mercury and other toxic cubstances.
Tonsilotren: in my opinion is USELESS....that said.. its very unlikely the amount of its contents that can be absorbed while sucking (but not swallowing) the substance is enough to damage your sperm/egg production and cause infertility. However...refer back to my first sentence.. Hope this helps! Good Luck Z ...Read more
No: That's bunk. There are a couple of studies in which sperm counts are higher if a guy goes for a long time between ejaculations. Go figure -- the fluid is being reabsorbed and the sperms concentrated. Anybody who's trying to frighten you about your developing sexuality is someone you should ignore. Love responsibly and talk with your physician about this stuff if you like. ...Read more
No: No, no, no. Where do you come up with these questions? ...Read more
No: These two issues have absolutely no correlation with each other. ...Read more
Evaluation: There are several things you can do at home but it's probably best to speak with a doctor first, and then come up with a game plan. ...Read more
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