Cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, street drug use, pollution, radiation, chemicals, drugs, heavy metal exposure, etc. can lead to low sperm count or poor sperm motility. Also, hot baths, tight-fitting underwear, sitting for long periods of time, working with computer laptops on the lap, and carrying cellphones in the front pocket are habits that damage the overall quality of sperm.
What affects fertility in males?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 06/28/2017
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)