One study presented at the ASRM summit, conducted jointly by a fertility center in New Jersey and a fertility center in Spain, found that the percentage of nearly , male infertility patients whose total motile sperm count TMSC numbered more than 15 million sperm counts below which are considered low, according to the Mayo Clinic decreased from 85 percent in the —05 period to 79 percent in the period of — The percentage of patients whose TMSC clocked in between zero and 5 million, meanwhile, increased from 9 percent to more than The researchers found that total sperm count, sperm concentration, and TMSC all decreased over time from to —except in New York City, where all three parameters held steady. In Boston, too, the researchers note, sperm count held steady, while concentration and TMSC declined. Taken together, the two studies suggest that men who are already experiencing issues with infertility are experiencing further decreases in viable sperm—but fertile men are experiencing decreases in viable sperm, too. Read: The overlooked emotions of sperm donation.
Study: Men's Sperm Counts Continue to Decline - The Atlantic
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