Does Age Really Affect Sperm Quality?

June 30, 2014 5:22 PM

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Previous studies have suggested that older men may have lower sperm counts, which can result in fertility issues among couples trying to conceive. However, a recent study found that conception may depend more on the women's fertility and less on the age of a man's sperm. In fact, researchers found that age was not typically a determinant factor for sperm quality or count.

For the study, researchers gathered data on fertility treatments and discovered that older men's sperm was not any less effective than younger ones.

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