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Does the heat from a laptop affect fertility?
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Dr. Serena Chen
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Perhaps
Excessive heat is not a good thing for eggs and sperm.
However it takes a lot to heat them up and a laptop does not generate enough heat under normal circumstances to raise your core body temperature. Immersing your ovaries or your testicles in hot water can raise the temperature enough to cause harm - so jacuzzis are out.

In brief: Perhaps
Excessive heat is not a good thing for eggs and sperm.
However it takes a lot to heat them up and a laptop does not generate enough heat under normal circumstances to raise your core body temperature. Immersing your ovaries or your testicles in hot water can raise the temperature enough to cause harm - so jacuzzis are out.
Dr. Serena Chen
Dr. Serena Chen
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Dr. Serena Chen
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Other issues?
The issue with laptops is not heat but perhaps radiation.
The jury is still out but there are some concerns about excessive exposure to radiation from devices such as cell phones and laptops. At this point, it is probably best to minimize exposure to protect yourself from radiation.

In brief: Other issues?
The issue with laptops is not heat but perhaps radiation.
The jury is still out but there are some concerns about excessive exposure to radiation from devices such as cell phones and laptops. At this point, it is probably best to minimize exposure to protect yourself from radiation.
Dr. Serena Chen
Dr. Serena Chen
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