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What Raises Your Risk for Infertility? - 3rd April 2016

Both men and women:

Excess alcohol use
Older age


Environmental toxins, including pesticides and lead
Health issues such as diabetes, hormone problems, or kidney disease
Certain medicines
Radiation treatment and chemotherapy for cancer


Poor diet
Being over- or under-weight
Sexually transmitted infections
Health problems that cause hormonal changes, such as polycystic ovary syndrome or primary ovarian insufficiency

Adapted from U.S. Office on Women’s Health