More the excess weight, lower the sperm count, quality
ANI | Updated: Sep 22, 2017 08:01 IST
The findings of the first report of abnormal sperm parameters in obese men based on computer aided sperm analysis suggest that clinicians may need to factor in paternal obesity prior to assisted reproduction.
"Results from our present dataset suggest that efforts focusing on male weight loss before conception are warranted for couples seeking infertility treatment," added Ramaraju.
The study is published in journal Andrologia. (ANI)