Just a few decades back, newlywed couples who indulged in unprotected sex regularly didnâ€™t have to wait for too long to hear the good news that they were going to be proud parents very soon. However, this success rate has dropped drastically at present. Even the sperms that are produced are abnormal with two heads or tails. They tend to die faster and have poor motility. These malformed sperms are incapable of fertilizing the egg; and even if they do, the chances of an abortion or the birth of a child with congenital anomalies are high.
It is difficult to say what is causing this subfertility trend. While there could be many causes, the most evident ones are increased stress levels, some specific infections, autoimmune diseases, environmental pollution, contamination of food and drinks with harmful chemicals or heavy metals, smoking, alcoholism, exposure to various forms of radiation, certain medications, riding a bicycle, and wearing tight briefs.
All these factors are reducing the vigor and vitality of the males too, with most of them giving excuses to avoid sexual intercourse out of the sheer fear of not being able to perform properly, leaving them frustrated and embarrassed, while their partner looks on unsatisfied. Cases of erectile dysfunction in men in their teens or twenties are seriously a cause of concern both for them as well as for society in general. Although such phenomena are not life-threatening in any way, they can produce a very negative impact on the mind of the suffering individual, leading to a gamut of mental disorders.
According to the endocrine-disrupting theory, the chemical substances responsible for bringing about such nasty changes mimic the natural hormones of the body and play havoc by feminizing our men, many a time even before they are born, i.e., in the fetal stage itself. This is why the number of males with undescended testes, undersized genitalia, and altered sexual orientations is increasing rapidly. Â Although technological advances have made it possible for even such males to father their own child by assisted reproductive methods, the fact still remains that something needs to be done to retain the masculinity of our males!
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Tags: Abortion, Alcoholism, Congenital anomalies, Endocrine-disrupting theory, Erectile dysfunction, Fertility, Infertility, Male, Masculinity, Radiation, Sex, Sexual characteristics, Sexual orientation, Smoking, Sperm count, Subfertility, Vigor, Virility, Vitality