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Does drinking too much alcohol lower your sperm count?
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, it can
Heavy drinking can ultimately reduce testosterone levels, which in turn may reduce not only sperm counts, but increase the number of abnormal sperm, and affect sperm motility, which may prevent sperm from reaching the egg.
Lowered testosterone may also reduce sexual desire and potency, decreasing the ability to have successful intercourse and ejaculate.

In brief: Yes, it can
Heavy drinking can ultimately reduce testosterone levels, which in turn may reduce not only sperm counts, but increase the number of abnormal sperm, and affect sperm motility, which may prevent sperm from reaching the egg.
Lowered testosterone may also reduce sexual desire and potency, decreasing the ability to have successful intercourse and ejaculate.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
Alcohol use in men may have negative effects on sperm (decreased semen volume, movement, shape, and count), with inflammation and increased white blood cells in the semen. Alcohol intake is associated with less fuel (gonadotropins) from the brain and direct effects on the testes leading to lower testosterone. http://www.healthymerlin.com/booze-and-sperm-the-effect-of-alcohol-on-male-fertility/
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
No doubt about it.

In brief: Yes
No doubt about it.
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