Smoking makes men sterile

Department of andrology, Cairo University evaluated the clinical performance of spermatogonia in male smokers and concluded that the fact that Smoking has a negative impact on clinical indicators spermatogonia responsible for fertility (ability to conceive offspring).

The researchers divided the group of 160 men: fertile smokers, not fertile smokers, infertile smokers and barren are not smokers. Smoking was classified as a mild - less than 10 cigarettes per day, moderate - more than 10 cigarettes per day, and heavy - more than 20 cigarettes per day. All subjects spent semen analysis on key indicators that speak for fertility.

As was infertile men, especially smokers have significantly lower fertility rates in spermatogonia. The average number of cigarettes smoked daily and the duration of Smoking correlated with all indicators. Heavy Smoking was significantly accompanied by a serious decline in fertility, requiring further treatment of infertility.

This study gives all the prerequisites to include in the recommendation of men wanting to have offspring, to give up bad habits such as Smoking.

According to the materials of the American journal "Urology"

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