Common allergy drugs may impair male fertility

The weather may not reveal it lately, but spring is definitely coming. For many, that means spring allergies are on the horizon. A new study, however, warns that antihistamines, a common allergy treatment, may contribute to male infertility.

The study, published in the journal Reproduction, looked at animal studies that investigated associations between histamines and fertility over the past four decades. It found that antihistamines seem to interfere with the production of sex hormones in the testicles, leading to misshapen and poor-swimming sperm, or a low sperm count.

You can read more about this at Medical News Today. If you have questions, talk to your doctor.

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