Obesity: A growing issue for male fertility

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Abstract

Obesity in men has been associated with reduced fertility. The impact of paternal body mass index on fertility is multifactorial, with increased weight associated with endocrine dysregulation and impaired sexual desire and function. Weight loss may improve fertility outcomes as well as conferring longer-term health benefits.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalMedicine Today
Volume15
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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