We all know that sperm are necessary for creating another human being, but sometimes they don’t get enough credit for their role. Or it’s because women are considered the one who is responsible for carrying a new child. The truth is that half of the genetic code of a child is carried within a man’s sperms. There are many interesting facts about them and these interesting facts about sperms will help us value them even more.
It’s easy to recognize how important they are for creating life through these 9 interesting facts about sperms that are still unknown to many of us.
1.Bad diet = Bad Sperm
If you want healthy sperms you need to cut down that bad diet. Say no to cheese, alcohol, bacon, cigarettes.
2.Obesity can lower the sperm quality and count
If you are suffering from obesity or if your BMI is more than 25, you can have some issues with the count and quality of the sperms.
3.Sperm can live for up to five days inside a vagina, depending on how friendly the vagina is. Generally, it only lasts for up to 24-48 hours inside the female body.
4.There are more than 200 million sperms in a single ejaculation.
5.Sperms are either male or female.
Sperm will either carry a male “Y” chromosome or a female “X” chromosome but not both which will eventually determine the baby’s sex.
6.Even if the sperms are dead, it can still fertilize the egg.
In laboratory settings, scientists have been able to fertilize female human eggs using dead human sperm. Only the DNA is required to start a new life.