“The quality of semen has dropped dramatically in the last twenty years”


H. Cortés




A seminogram – a detailed analysis of sperm in which different quality parameters are analyzed – normal in the 90s, says gynecologist Juana Crespo, included about 40 million sperm per milliliter. Now, the threshold of normality has dropped to 15 million. «The decrease in semen quality in recent years is very striking. We have had to change the threshold of normality in just over 25 years. In fact, there is a famous breeding expert, Shanna Swan, who claims that if we continue with this trend at 2045 mean sperm it will get dangerously close to zero. It is true that it is still more alarmist, but it is okay to talk about male reproductive health

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