exercise and fertility

Physically demanding jobs and shiftwork linked to lowered fertility
Physically demanding jobs and shiftwork linked to lowered fertility (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A physically demanding job or work schedules outside normal office hours may lower a woman’s ability to conceive, suggests research published online in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Heavy lifting at work and evening/night/rotating shift patterns were associated with poorer egg quality, ... Read More »

14 tips for boosting male fertility
14 tips for boosting male fertility (12 votes, average: 4.75 out of 5)

Conception can take time, but men can speed things up by boosting their fertility and improving the health of their sperm. If you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, here are 14 things you can do to increase ... Read More »

20 hours of TV a week almost halves sperm count
20 hours of TV a week almost halves sperm count (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Healthy young men who watch TV for more than 20 hours a week have almost half the sperm count of men who watch very little TV, indicates a study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Conversely, men ... Read More »

Weight loss improves sexual function, not fertility
Weight loss improves sexual function, not fertility (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Losing weight does not lead to improved fertility in women, but does improve sexual function, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. “Obesity in women has been linked to lack of ovulation and thus infertility,” said Richard Legro, professor ... Read More »

Other lifestyle measures to boost male fertility
Other lifestyle measures to boost male fertility (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Exercise Exercise is an important measure for good general health and a lack of physical activity has significant adverse health effects. It also has adverse effects on male fertility. A sedentary lifestyle is associated with poor sperm quality, and also ... Read More »

 
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