Hands-Free Calls May Expose Sperm to Radiation
By Denise Mann
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Sept. 19, 2008 -- Men, beware: Using a hands-free device with a cell phone may affect your fertility if you keep your phone close to your testicles, Cleveland Clinic researchers warn in the journal Fertility and Sterility. Laptops also present a danger.
There are obviously still more studies to be done, but this seems to be a enough of issue that it should be taken seriously. The question is, do you want to take a chance and wait, or do what you can to protect yourself today. If you're proactive order a Shield today.
Do Cell Phones Affect Sperm Quality? Early Findings Suggest Link With Poor Sperm Quality, but More Study Needed.
Note: It's clear we aren't going to be giving up our cell phones, and the cumulative long-term effects may not start being clear for another decade or even two or three. Do you wait until the studies are clear? We advise using caution and as much to reduce exposure as possible.