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Your Lifestyle May Impair Fertility
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Your Lifestyle May Impair Fertility

"The major problem is that we don't know the causes of male infertility, and current diagnoses and treatment (are) not causal-based," said Sarah Kimmins, a Université de Montréal professor and member of the research group. "It's a one size fits all." There are limited therapeutic options for infertile guys, she adds, and the diagnosis is "really outdated. It hasn't altered in almost 50 years. So the treatment falls on the woman, whether it's her fertility issue or his." According to the World Health Organization, one out of every six couples has infertility, with men accounting for half of all occurrences. According to research, behavioral and environmental factors play a significant effect in male fertility. According to Kimmins, these include increased exposure to hormone-disrupting s...