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Does Coffee Kill Male Fertility?

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A new study claims that excessive coffee consumption isn't really a good thing for men. It is said to affect men's fertility. A study claims that men who have the habit of drinking more than 3 cups of coffee have fewer chances of success even through IVF method.

Does Coffee Kill Male Fertility

Men who don't drink coffee are said to have 50% more chances of fertility success. This study claims that caffeine seems to impact sperm at microscopic levels.

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How much is too much? Men who generally drink more than 250 mg of caffeine a day may have fewer chances of becoming a father according to this study.

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Current studies claim that men may need to control their caffeine intake during the period in which they wish to try fatherhood.

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Though moderate amounts of caffeine relieves stress and may be good, excessive consumption may affect fertility drastically. The study was conducted on more than a hundred men who were around 35-37 years of age.

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Also, health experts suggest exercise and good food habits along with reduced consumption of caffeine to make fertility possible.

Read more about: pregnancy, parenting, fertility
Story first published: Friday, June 24, 2016, 4:00 [IST]
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