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Tight underwear really is linked to lower sperm counts in men

Newscientist - Thu 9 Aug 18

Men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm levels than men who wear tight underwear, although the difference shouldn't usually be enough to affect fertility

Tight underwear linked to sperm quality, but it's not all bad

Gizmag - Wed 8 Aug 18

For several decades it has been reasonably standard advice for men with fertility problems to avoid tight underwear, but outside of the fact that sperm is most healthy at a body temperature ...

Brief Update: Boxers Linked to Higher Sperm Quality

Discover Magazine - Wed 8 Aug 18

If you’re struggling with fertility, you might want to switch up your underwear. When it comes to sperm health, the boxers vs. briefs debate has delivered inconsistent results over the last ...

Boxers or briefs? Loose-fitting underwear may benefit sperm production

Medical Xpress - Wed 8 Aug 18

Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear boxers, according to new research led ...

Men wearing tight underwear have lower sperm count

ZME Science - Thu 9 Aug 18

But that doesn't mean their fertility is necessarily affected.

Sperm may like boxers better than briefs

Reuters - Wed 8 Aug 18

(Reuters Health) - Men who wear boxers most of the time may be more fertile than those who opt for jockeys and briefs, a new study suggests.

Are Tighty-Whities Bad for a Man's Sperm Count?

Livescience - Wed 8 Aug 18

Deciding between boxers and briefs may be about more than just comfort. Men's underwear choices may affect their sperm health, a new study suggests.

Largest study yet shows type of underwear is linked to men's semen quality

ScienceDaily - Thu 9 Aug 18

Men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm concentrations than men who wear tighter fitting underwear, according to new research. The study differs from previous research on this topic because ...