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Can hypothyroidism cause sterility in men?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez.
Last Update: 05/06/2019

Hypothyroidism or thyroid problems can be a cause of infertility in men, since it causes alterations in the sperm maturation process due to problems in the metabolic processes involved. For this reason, it is advisable to carry out an endocrine study.

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 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.
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