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Effects of weight training and over exercising in men - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ho can i help you
User :   whether weight training in gym affects sexual health ,doctor?
Doctor :   not exactly
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence
User :   i am 22 male engineer single 72kg and 170cm high
Doctor :   Over-exercising is one of the bigger causes of infertility for women
User :   for men
User :   ?
Doctor :   exercise will benefit
Doctor :   males
Doctor :   Exercise is a great way to contribute to better sperm count and increase a maleĆ¢??s fertility
User :   i know....but i meant the weight training....for building muscles
Doctor :   Incorporating a moderate amount of exercise into a maleĆ¢??s routine has been shown to help improve male fertility
Doctor :   Inquire about how much exercise and which types of exercise would most benefit you
Doctor :   overextending yourself through strenuous workout routines can actually have the opposite effect
Doctor :   sometime there can be drop in sperm count
Doctor :   Studies have proven that extreme exercise can actually deplete the male sperm count
Doctor :   moderate exercise is good
Doctor :   but too much exercise may result in low sperm count
Doctor :   If you are not sure what is a healthy routine, talk with your doctor. He can best advise you on an exercise plan catered toward your lifestyle and medical history

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