“Men can be really devastated by an infertility diagnosis and many don’t cope with it very well.Humans could face extinction if sperm counts continue to drop as fast as they have done in the last four decades in Western countries, a study warns.Charles Kingsland, a consultant gynaecologist at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital and member of the British Fertility Society, questioned the quality of the study and added that the quality of a woman’s eggs is far more important.
I think it is down to the fact that men still don't like to talk about the fact that they may have a problem - they see it as an attack on their virility.
Men are overtaking women as the root of infertility in relationships, according to a recent study which shows that, for the first time, male causes are more common than female causes in diagnoses of fertility problems.
Factors such as declining sperm counts, obesity and smoking were largely to blame for the rise, which saw male causes creep from 50 to 51 per cent.
Experts also pointed to the huge rise in a type of fertility treatment that is mainly used in couples in which the problem lies with the man.
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