Some medications can endanger female or male fertility. In the opinion of several experts, exposure to chemicals present in many of them can cause negative effects on the reproductive function.
Some fertility problems in women or men may be caused by certain medications that reduce follicle-stimulating and lutealizing hormones. Therefore, if you are trying to get pregnant, both men and women should avoid using them.
Ibuprofen belongs to a group of NSAIDs, non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs. Recent studies confirm that they have a negative impact when it comes to achieving pregnancy, both in it and in it.
In women, it can slow down ovulation, and in men it can cause hormonal disorders, disrupting reproductive function. In the group, analgesics and antipyretics are responsible for reducing high temperature.
Among the most famous is acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin known to everyone.
Some of them are responsible for influencing the mobility of male sperm, such as erythromycin.
Therefore, a man should be taken with caution with tetracycline or gentamicin, which are indicated for the treatment of lung, heart, stomach, if they are trying to get pregnant.
They can temporarily reduce fertility by increasing prolactin hormones and produce cycles without ovulation.
Cortisone and prednisone are used to treat asthma and lupus, but they negatively affect ovulation and also reduce the production of sperm in humans.
Testosterone, which is used as an anabolic in athletes, inhibits the production of testosterone, the formation of sperm and can cause testicular atrophy.
According to experts, these drugs are the most dangerous for reproductive potential.
Chemotherapy drugs are very harmful to the ovary. In men, it can cause the absence of sperm and atrophy of the testicle.
You are under treatment with this type of drug, there are many assisted reproductive treatments that can help you get pregnant.
Exposure to chemicals
Experts recall that exposure to chemicals in many products around us, such as plastics, paints, building materials, pesticides, insecticides, cause adverse effects on the reproductive function.
Sugar and artificial sweeteners
Keep in mind that they also have a negative effect on fertility treatments.
If you want to get pregnant and take any of these medicines, it is important that you consult with a fertility specialist to advise you in a personalized way.