Levels Of Sperm In Men Are Falling…Are We Heading Towards Extinction?

By: | October 11th, 2018

Experts warn that humans could become extinct if sperm counts in men continue to fall at existing rates. Male fertility is falling every year in the Western world… sperm count in men fell by 59 percent in last 40 years.

Dr. Hagai Levine chief researcher & head of the environmental health track at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, said, “These are dramatic and shocking results that involve not only reduced male fertility but also reflect danger to the health of males,”

For the study, researchers assessed results of nearly 200 studies, they found the sperm counts among men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, seem to have halved in less than 40 years. They found sperm quality reducing by almost 2% per year. Researchers also studied the results of 2,600 sperm donors (men with above-normal fertility), to their surprise… even they also showed a similar pattern.

Chemicals and modern lifestyles are the culprits

Harmful aspects of the modern world, like unhealthy lifestyle and exposure to the chemicals are to be blamed for this.

Dr. Levine said, “If we will not change the ways that we are living and the environment and the chemicals that we are exposed to, I am very worried about what will happen in the future,”

“Eventually we may have a problem, and with reproduction in general, and it may be the extinction of the human species.”

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi is a gold medalist Post Graduate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

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