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At a population level, male testosterone levels and reproductive health are plummeting at a precipitous rate.
These changes cannot be accounted for solely by comorbid (associated) conditions such as metabolic syndrome.
Other factors are the dramatic and damaging effects of endocrine disruptors. Toxins such as phthalates, BPA, atrazine, phytoestrogens, and birth control have polluted our food, water supply, personal care products and everyday household products.
Literature has demonstrated a clear association between exposure to endocrine disruptors and hypogonadism and infertility.
Extensive published studies have also shown the direct epigenetic effects of exposure, confirming a near certain causative effect.
The keys to mitigation the harmful effects of endocrine disruptors are:
limiting exposure and up regulation detox pathway through personalized epigenetic lifestyle intervention.