Going alcohol-free with your partner or a friend will increase your chances of pregnancy. In another experimental studysperm health and fertility was assessed in male rats after administration of alcohol into the stomach for ten weeks. Drinking alcohol adds kilojoules and may lead to gaining weightdepending on the amount people drink. But rodent models have shown changes in offspring weight and development, learning and activity, anxiety related behaviours and molecular and physiological effects. Semen quality and frequency of smoking and alcohol consumption- an explorative study.
But rodent models have shown changes in offspring weight and development, learning and activity, anxiety related behaviours and molecular and physiological effects.
Alcohol and fertility
In order to produce healthy, normal sperm, the body must produce testosterone, luteinizing hormone LHand follicle-stimulating hormone FSHand these hormones in turn help maintain certain cells in the testicle called Sertoli cells. Women who wanted to reduce that risk need to be particularly careful not to drink more than they intended to. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 34 1 Prenatal exposure to alcohol may have a persisting adverse effect on Sertoli cells and sperm concentration. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Chronic heavy drinking can cause shrinkage of the testicles ouch! Semen analysis in alcohol dependence syndrome.