Aluminum Exposure Linked to Infertility in Men
The study “Aluminum content of human semen: Implications for semen quality,” (you can read it here… ) found the mean semen aluminum content to be very high at 339 micrograms /L and a direct association with lower sperm count the higher the semen aluminum content went. We know there has been a significant decline in fertility and sperm counts over the past few decades with previous research suggesting this was due to endocrine disruptors (plastics like BPA, pesticides and herbicides, fire retardants). This study is important as it showed extremely high aluminum content of the semen, exceeding 500 ppb in some. The higher the aluminum, the lower the sperm count.
Aluminum is discussed in our governments Statement on Aluminum and public health found here… The listed major sources as being around mining and processing of aluminum ores and from coal fired energy plants. They do not include the aluminum in vaccines which for children is a huge source of aluminum exposure. I refer you to a previous blog (here… ) on this topic and include all the references at the bottom of this blog. It is clear that human exposure to aluminum has been increasing over the pat decades and this trend is potentially very detrimental to not only our health but the ultimate survival of the human race.
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