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Smoking a small amount of pot may boost sperm and testosterone, surprised researchers find

When Dr. Jorge Chavarro’s team started investigating marijuana’s effects on sperm, they had every reason to believe weed would prove detrimental to “testicular function,” because other studies had said it to be so. Instead, they found the opposite. Men who had ever smoked marijuana had significantly higher sperm concentrations and sperm counts, as well as… Read More »

Sperm Counts Are Falling, and You Should Care Even If You Don't Want Kids

Avradeep and Emma met in 2010, when they were both in their early 30s and living in Bristol, England. Because they knew they wanted a family, they started trying to conceive just a year into their relationship. But after months of attempts: nothing. Concerned, they went to their doctor. Both had several blood tests; Avradeep… Read More »