Yes, it is possible. Drinking alcohol can cause alterations in sperm quality. Studies have concluded that alcohol causes a reduction in the concentration of sperm in the ejaculate, as well as alterations in sperm formation. Alcohol could therefore be a reversible cause of teratozoospermia.
Does alcohol consumption cause teratozoospermia?
By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 05/30/2023
Marta Barranquero Gómez
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).