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Men's sperm rates are falling

The scientific community is baffled why men's sperm production is rapidly decreasing

Up to a fifth of young men have a low sperm count, defined as fewer than 20 million sperm per millilitre of semen. Quite why you need so many sperm to fertilize one egg remains a mystery, but a low sperm count or poor sperm quality is the main cause of infertility in about 20% of couples with fertility problems in the UK, and is an ‘additional factor’ in a further 25% of cases. 

Read the complete article on The Telegraph newspaper website

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