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Air Pollution

is Linked To Fertility

and This is How

Air pollution is linked with fertility.

Air pollution is associated with fertility and here is how.

A study from Taiwan found that higher pollution may decrease the shape and size of sperm. The team of researchers examined the sperm of 6,475 men over the course of 13 years. They discovered that for every 5ug/m3 increase in tiny air particles (PM2.5s), the risk of being in the bottom 10% of normal sperm size and shape was increased by 26%.

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Air pollutants are considered a “modern life" factor. Quality of air is typically measured by particulate matter and includes pollutants emitted from cars, fires, power plants, and construction sites. Particulate matter contains toxic chemicals, heavy metals, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

In addition to fertility, air pollution has also been associated to be harmful to the health of babies in the womb. Poor air quality can lead to low birth weight and causes millions of premature deaths – particularly in developing countries.

About Opionato

Opionato’s mission is to help women have a pregnancy when and how it is desired.

Opionato (www.opionato.com) gives every woman no matter where she lives access anytime from the privacy of her home to instant fertility assessment, ongoing fertility expert chat/advice, and fertility treatment second opinion. By providing the right information and advice at the right time from the right fertility expert, Opionato allows pregnancy to occur when it is wanted and offers cost saving and a peace of mind.

It all stared with one woman’s vision not to have other women go through what she went through and to make available to other women what it was not available to her. Maja’s story can be found here: https://www.opionato.com/blog/what-i-wish-i-knew-my-fertility-journey.

Reference:

1. http://oem.bmj.com/content/early/2017/10/21/oemed-2017-104529.info

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