Ditching tight pants ‘improves sperm count’

Source: BBC News

Gary Lineker in his pants on Match of the Day
Image captionLoose-fitting boxer shorts, like those worn by Gary Lineker on Match of the Day after Leicester City won the Premier League, are linked to improved sperm counts

Wearing looser underpants could be a simple way for men to improve their sperm count and the hormones that control it, a US study suggests.

In a study of 656 men, by researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, in the US, boxer short wearers had a 25% higher sperm concentration than men in tight-fitting underwear.

Cooler temperatures around the testicles could be the reason.

Experts say this simple lifestyle change could improve men’s fertility.

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Categories: Health, The Muslim Times

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