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Sperm and oxidative stress

Sperm and oxidative stress

Oxidative stress is caused by molecules in the body known as reactive oxygen species (ROS).

ROS are a natural product of oxygen metabolism but can be increased by unhealthy habits such as smoking, radiation, pollution, etc. Inflammatory processes caused by some infections also increase oxidative stress.

As a consequence, the DNA of the sperm suffers damage that worsens the male's seminal quality.

By (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 04/24/2020
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