Top 10 Factors Contributing to Male Infertility

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Infertility is not only the case of females, males are also victimized by this abnormality. Lesser sperm count, immotile sperms or morphologically abnormal sperms are main problems of an infertile male. Specialists dealing with male infertility are also referred to as, androurologists. You can log on to Marham to find and consult with the best androurologist in Lahore, Karachi and other main cities of Pakistan. Now more cases of male infertility are registered due to certain lifestyle habits. Here those lesser-known factors are enlisted which negatively impact male fertility.


Generally, it is considered as a healthy activity. No doubt it is. But prolonged cycling leads to sperm damage or less sperm production as it heats up the testicles. More than 3 hours cycling each day also cause numbness and erectile dysfunction.


All drugs including nicotine, marijuana, alcohol even caffeine directly affect testosterone level which reduces the sperm production. High doses of these drugs may also cause premature ejaculation.


It is the root cause of many diseases and also affects the male fertility status. Overweighted males are the victim of hormonal imbalance which causes irregular sperm production, premature ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction.



If you are in using the heated laptop by placing on lap, or puts your mobile phone in your pant pocket then immediately get rid of this habit. Heated laptop and mobile radiations raise the testicles temperature which damages the sperm production and morphology.


Real curse of modern day life, stress, reduces the sperm production, decrease libido and cause erectile dysfunction. In result, male fertility is greatly affected.


Hot Water Bath:

After a hectic day, hot water bath relaxes you but be aware of its damage. Hot water is a foe to normal sperm production even it can make the sperms immotile and leads to male infertility.

Lack of Sleep:

Insufficient sleep hinders the production and release of the male hormone named testosterone, which is essential for sperm production.

Unhealthy Food:

Junk food, oily or canned food, too much sugary foods and soda drinks are impacting the sperm count and motility, leading to infertility.Unhealthy Food

Tight Wearing:

Tight pants and undergarments can overheat or physically damage the testicles which affect the sperm count and motility resulting in male infertility.

Abstaining from sex:

For long time abstaining from sex with your partner also reduces the sperm production or may cause abnormal sperm production.

  • It’s quite natural if you have any problem related to fertility or sex. Never feel ashamed to discuss it with medical professionals. Marham forum is where you can ask your questions anonymously as well and get advise from specialists on board.
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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.