Guys who want to become dads are often advised to limit their alcohol intake, since it can damage sperm. However, a new study indicates that guys who drink moderately may be more fertile than men who don't drink at all. Published in the journal Andrology , a new study looked at adult men. The guys were broken up into four groups based on how many alcoholic beverages they had in a week: none; one to three; four to seven; and more than eight.
Moderate Alcohol Consumption Could Boost Your Sperm Count
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Men who suspect they have a fertility problem may have already heard or read about the importance of a good diet and non-consumption of alcohol and drugs for a healthy sperm count and good sperm quality. However, a good many men and women trying to conceive may be unaware of the effect that alcohol can have on a man's sperm. The bad news for men is that the damaging effect of alcohol on sperm is a scientifically proven fact. The only controversy which remains is how much alcohol, if any, it's ok to drink while trying to conceive.
Clearing the Male Reproductive System
We know about the harmful effects of drinking while pregnant , but what about drinking before pregnancy? And how does drinking affect male fertility? Is it a big deal?