Study connects impaired fertility in men with everyday painkillers

Scientists linked common pain medication with a condition known as compensated hypogonadism.

    2018/01/11

NSFW    WASHINGTON — The National Academy of Sciences has found that some painkillers can negatively impact male reproductive organs.

According to CNN, aspirin, paracetamol and ibuprofen can brought about a condition known as compensated hypogonadism in young men. This condition is linked to weakened fertility, depression and increased risk of stroke or heart failure.

Previous research demonstrated that the painkillers impacted the testicles of male babies when ingested by mothers during pregnancy, CNN reported.
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