The testicles, unlike the ovaries, are found outside the body for a specific reason. They are placed there in order to maintain a lower temperature which helps in the production and maintenance of sperm. When the testicles get hotter than they should be, the sperm are damaged. For this reason one should avoid:
- Tight underwear and pants
- Putting a laptop or other source of heat in your lap
- Hot baths and saunas
- Sitting for extended periods of time
Numerous studies have shown that male obesity has a strong negative impact on sperm production.
Obesity is defined as being more than 20% over one´s ideal body weight. Here you can calculate your ideal weight
The consumption of marijuana in any form is one of the worst things you can do when trying to enhance your fertility. It has been proven in a number of studies that the consumption of marijuana in any form inhibits good sperm production.
Here are a couple of examples:
After stopping the consumption of marijuana and it´s by-products it takes more than two months for sperm production to recover.