Age and Male Infertility

Beware!!! Advanced Paternal Age Might Alter the Fertility Potential

Contrary to the belief that fertility potential of older men (Age> 40yrs) is well preserved, research has shown that as age advances the sperm cell undergo certain changes which might negatively impact the process of reproduction. Sperm cells from men above the age of 40 have shown higher DNA fragmentation Index, chromosomal abnormalities, significant increase in the risk of Down’s syndrome and congenital abnormalities.