In some cases, asthenozoospermia is due to a genetic cause, so it can be passed down from from parents to children. This is true for asthenozoospermia caused by Kartagener's syndrome or by microdeletions in the Y chromosome.
However, there are several factors that affect sperm motility such as infections, immunological alterations, varicocele, poor nutrition, etc.
Read the full article on: What is asthenozoospermia? – definition, causes and treatment ( 89).
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).