George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

High levels of BPA cause sperm problems, study finds

High levels of BPA cause sperm problems, study finds
For the first time, a study in humans suggests that a controversial, estrogen-like chemical in plastic may be related to conditions that reduce men's fertility. Men with higher levels of BPA, or bisphenol A, were two to four times more likely than others to have problems with sperm quality and quantity, the study shows.

For the first time, a study in humans suggests that a controversial, estrogen-like chemical in plastic may be related to conditions that reduce men's fertility.

Men with higher levels of BPA, or bisphenol A, were two to four times more likely than others to have problems with sperm quality and quantity, the study shows.

Source: USA TODAY

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