In many society it’s a huge problem for not to have a baby for a married couples. Many couples struggle with infertility and seek help to become pregnant; however, it is often thought of as only a women’s condition but male do contribute in infertility and have problem like decrease in sperm count. Infertility if male sperm count < 20 million per milliliter.
Here are some of the factors that cause decrease in sperm count which are listed below
- Alcohol consumption and smoking
- Long absence from sexual activities
- Mobile phone and laptops: mainly their placement in pocket and laps
- Tight trousers
- Hot bath
Unlike the ovaries, the testis resides outside the abdominal cavity which is in the scrotum i.e. it tries to away from the body temperature. Such location of testis maintains testicular temperature at about 2 degree lower than body temperature which is very important for proper sperm development.
So, those who take regularly hot bath which might be relaxing but it might disturbing the proper temperature which is needed for sperm development. Hot bath reduces the sperm count and damage its quality.