Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part A (2015)
Modern life-style: A threat for the fertility
Author(s): Suhas A Chaudhary, Yogesh Manani, Archana Pithadiya, Pravin Masram, Krutika Joshi, Satyavati Rathia
Abstract: Infertility means a man or woman is unable to reproduce. In total cases of infertility, male is directly responsible in about 30-40%, the female in 40-50% and both are responsible in 10% cases. Today, Zygote Intra Fallopian Transfer like infertility treatments is more than $ 3 billion industry, a year. The study was planned to find out the relation between infertility and modern life-style. In results - Atrazine as Pesticides, Phthalates in plastic items, Perfluoroctanoic acid in coated non-stick vessels, nonylphenol in detergent etc are found as causes lead to infertility. Stress, smoking, tobacco, coffee, alcohol causes erectile dysfunction in male while loss of libido in females. Occupational hazard with Cadmium, Lead, Aluminium, Nickel and welding-fume industry found as sperm killer. Medicines like – Spironolactone, Nitrofurantoin, Cimetidine etc. found as cause of infertility. In conclusion, definitely there is a major role of modern life-style as causative factor in infertility.
How to cite this article:
Suhas A Chaudhary, Yogesh Manani, Archana Pithadiya, Pravin Masram, Krutika Joshi, Satyavati Rathia. Modern life-style: A threat for the fertility. Int J Herb Med 2015;3(5):47-51.