It's not just the coffee but any caffeinated drinks. Researchers who were studying the impact of caffeine among men reportedly said that it may harm sperm at a molecular level. Those men who drank 265 mg or more caffeine had the least chance of becoming fathers. While people who drink less than a cup will achieve a potency rice to 52%.
One of the research vehemently states that men who drink a lot of coffee might end up becoming impotent. To be more specific, men who drank two or more cups of strong coffee a day had just a one in five chance of becoming fathers through IVF.
On the contrary, studies suggest that those who drink less than a cup, the chance of having a child will rise to nearly 52%.
Excessive Coffee Consumption Can Cause Infertility Among Men
Basically, it’s the caffeine that is to be blamed. Therefore, it is not just the coffee but any caffeinated drinks. The researchers who were, in fact studying the impact of caffeine among men reportedly said that caffeine may harm sperm at a molecular level.
To put it in perspective, a shot of espresso contains around 100mg of caffeine. Those men who drank 265mg or more had the least chance of becoming fathers. High male caffeine consumption appears to reduce couples’ chance of achieving a clinical pregnancy.
Caffeine is a nervous system stimulant which helps provide that morning pickup for millions of Americans. However, caffeine also affects other organ systems of the body. Caffeine consumption is responsible for a rise in heart rate and blood pressure, revs up metabolism and increases urine formation.
The fact that caffeine consumption in the male partner may reduce IVF outcome is intriguing. However, the topic needs to be further explored still.
Edited By: Vivek Chhetri