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A Man’s Sperm Passes on Poor Diet and Lifestyle


A couple of eye-opening studies were recently released that showed how non-DNA information is picked up by the sperm and transferred to the offspring.      The information passed along seems to be a current snapshot of the guy’s state of health – trauma,  emotions, overeating, sleep deprivation, current infection etc.    These studies were done on mice, not men.  Although there is no relation to a John Steinbeck novel it shows that men pass on more than DNA genetics – so guys take care of yourself.    You need treatments and healthy lifestyle as much as the one carrying the eggs.

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Treatments with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine as well as good lifestyle (diet, exercise, sleep) all improve sperm health and quality.


Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue. 2015 Jul;21(7):637-45. PMID: 26333228. [PubMed] [Read by QxMD]
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