Too much TV for men hurts sperm count

The price of sloth may include a lower sperm count.

Healthy young men who watch a lot of TV and those who skimp on exercise have lower concentrations of sperm than guys who watch less and move more.

Obesity and high-fat diets have been linked to lower sperm counts in other studies.

But in the new study, the links between activity, TV and sperm counts held up even when weight and overall dietary patterns were factored in.

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