These chemicals pop up everywhere and affect male fertility
Male fertility Obesogens EDCs

These chemicals pop up everywhere and affect male fertility

Dr. Mónica Faut
Dr. Mónica Faut

In 10 seconds? Researchers have identified everyday chemicals that can cause weight gain can also contribute to male infertility.

OMG, what are these chemicals? First of all, don’t panic! Back in the early 2000s´, it was discovered that a new group of contaminants could predispose individuals to weight gain. Thus, the chemicals were labeled ‘obesogens’. Although these compounds were first associated with obesity and diabetes, recent discoveries show that they can affect male fertility.


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