Men: Is This Favorite Activity Destroying Your Performance?

A rear view of a man watching TVToo-tight underwear. Too much soda. Too much beer. Too much stress. Not enough sex. These are some of the more well-known low sperm count causes.

But…TV?

Yes, add it to the list. According to studies, 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 television – in fact, their count was 44% lower than those who watched the least amounts of TV.

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Allan Pacey, PhD, British Fertility Society chairman and senior lecturer in andrology at the University of Sheffield, says the findings fit with what fertility experts already know.