Alarming decline in the fertility of men worldwide, research
Men's sperm count worldwide is declining by 2.6% annually.
This was revealed in a new study.
From 1973 to 2000, sperm count decreased by 1.2 percent annually, but from 2000 to 2018 it increased to 2.6 percent.
According to the researchers, this is a big crisis for humanity and if we do not take immediate steps, this problem will reach a level from where it will not be possible to reverse it.
In this study, 223 research reports on more than 57,000 men from 53 countries were analyzed in depth.
The results showed for the first time that the decline in sperm count and concentration rates in Latin America, Asia and Africa is similar to that in Europe, North America and Australia.
According to the researchers, this means that the reduction in sperm count rate has reached such an extent that couples may face difficulties in getting children.
The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction Update, said it has become a global problem that can be compared to climate change.
According to the researchers, this crisis is like an epidemic that is everywhere and the reasons for this are going to stay with us for a long time.
The study did not shed light on the reasons for the decrease in sperm count, but the researchers said that environmental and lifestyle factors are possibly linked to it.
He said that various chemicals have affected the hormonal and reproductive systems.
He added that the data is shocking and indicates that the survival of humanity is at risk as it may be very difficult for couples to get children in the future.