On the other hand, the number of spermatozoa with their DNA fragmented could be higher with advancing age. However, paternal age could also be related to certain sperm aneuploidies and other genetic alterations (such as deletions, duplications and translocations). In addition, mutations and epigenetic changes could pose a higher risk of alterations in the offspring
Effect of age on semen quality
By Jessica García Cataño M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 01/14/2022