What Your Semen Reveals About Your Overall Health
By Andrew M. Seaman
(Reuters Health) – A man’s overall health may be reflected in the quality of the semen he produces, according to a new study.
Men with low quality semen were more likely to have other health problems – especially hormone, circulatory and skin conditions, researchers found.
“We used a well known marker for overall health,” said lead author Dr. Michael Eisenberg. “The less healthy men were, the lower sperm quality overall.”
While doctors know that obesity and smoking are tied to worse semen quality, less was known about the links between other health conditions and fertility, said Eisenberg, director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California. —> Read More Here