Jonathan Campbell, Health Consultant
Natural Non-Drug Cures - Therapies - Treatments - Remedies for Cancer, Heart Disease, AIDS, and other Chronic Illness

Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.
Hippocrates, Father of Medicine, 400 B.C.


Helping people take charge of their health

All health guides now available for $9.95, free shipping via email
If you have influenza, this regimen could save your life!

If you are seeking a natural therapy - treatment - remedy - cure for cancer, heart disease, AIDS, or other chronic illness , click here.
Statin drugs cause nervous system degeneration - adverse side effect reports mounting
Free for download: Natural Health Maintenance Guide, click here
Free for download: Natural Therapy for "HIV/AIDS", click here

Contact Jonathan Campbell
Order Health Guides
Free Natural Health Regimen
Natural Therapies
Natural Cancer Therapy
Natural Cardiovascular Disease Therapy
Natural Cholesterol Control Therapy
Natural Statin Injury Therapy
Type II Diabetes
What Is AIDS?
Natural AIDS Therapy
Natural Chronic Fatigue Therapy
Natural Hepatitis C Therapy
Natural Mental Disorders Therapy
Natural Sexual Dysfunction Therapy
Patient Empowerment
Menopause Naturally
BP Oil Spill Update
Poverty In America
About Jonathan Campbell
Home Page


Sperm Count Decline Confirmed

Monday November 24 1997 4:58 PM EST

Expert: Sperm Counts Falling Around the World

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Modern living is hitting men right where it hurts the most, with sperm counts falling more quickly than anyone thought, U.S. researchers said Monday.

Experts who set out to dispel fears of falling sperm counts found they were even lower than had been reported. "I think this study will change the debate about sperm decline from 'if' to 'why'," said Shanna Swan, chief of the reproductive epidemiology section at the California Department of Health Services, who led the study.

The debate has been bubbling since 1992, when Niels Skakkebaek, Elisabeth Carlsen and colleagues at Copenhagen University reported sperm counts were falling around the world, based on an analysis of 61 different studies. Their announcement caused a flurry of debate, and studies published since have shown conflicting results. British research found that men born in the 1970s had 25 percent fewer sperm than those born in the 1950s, while Harry Fisch of New York's Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center found men there had high sperm counts, with no evidence of a decline.

Swan's group re-analyzed the 61 studies. "Overall, in Europe and the United States there is a strong and significant decline," she told Reuters. There could be regional variations, which would account for the New York findings and similar findings in Seattle and Finland, she added in an interview.

The National Institutes of Health agreed. "Their analysis of data collected from 1938 to 1990 indicates that sperm densities in the United States have exhibited an average annual decrease of 1.5 million sperm per milliliter of collected sample, or about 1.5 percent per year," the NIH said in a statement. "Those in European countries have declined at about twice that rate (3.1 percent per year)."

Sperm counts seemed to be going up slightly in developing countries, but Swan said the data from these areas was sketchy and did not go back as far as the U.S. and European results. Swan, whose findings will be published in the journal of the National Institute of Environmental Health Services, one of the NIH agencies, said she approached the task expecting to disprove the theory. "When I first read Carlsen I was at first, frankly, suspicious because of its simplicity," she said.

But after careful analysis, she changed her mind. What is the cause? "Once we rule out differences such as smoking, temperature, age and ethnicity, what we will have left are environmental factors," Swan said. She, and many other experts, blame persistent organic pollutants (POPs), which range from pesticides such as DDT to industrial chemicals like PCBs. All have been shown to act like hormones such as estrogens, which can either bring out feminine characteristics or work to counteract male hormones.

Swan is part of a National Academy of Sciences committee writing a report on such chemicals. The Academy has not reviewed her sperm research. Swan said fertility was not the big issue, as babies were still being born. "However, sperm count is a marker, a red flag ... for testicular cancer." she said.

In November 1996 the U.S. Congress passed legislation requiring the Environmental Protections Agency (EPA) to develop ways to test substances to see if they disrupt human or animal hormones. In May, the European Environment Agency, European Commission, World Health Organization and other organizations agreed there was an apparent decline in sperm count in some countries, and evidence that rates of testicular cancer were increasing.

Natural Therapy Home Page

Order a Natural Therapy Guide

©Graphics, Web design, and content Copyright 2003-2015 by Jonathan L. Campbell.
HealthyAgain and HealthyHomes are trademarks of Jonathan L. Campbell of Massachusetts, as of June 1, 2010
Boston-Alert, Community-Alert,
and Community Alert and Bulletin are trademarks of Jonathan L. Campbell. of Massachusetts, August 21, 2010

Jonathan Campbell, Health Consultant
124 Metropolitan Ave.
Roslindale, MA 02131-4208

If you would like to schedule a consultation with Jonathan, please click here.

Could Vitamin C stop the Ebola epidemic?

Diabetes, Pre-diabetes, and Severe Hypoglycemia are caused by Cardiovascular Disease

All health guides are now free for download

Now Available For Free Download: The Looting of Social Security by economist Alan Smith,

Japan Nuclear Emergency and Worldwide Fallout - What To Do?

Has your doctor prescribed Lipitor or another statin drug? Just say no!

You don't need to take statin drugs...please don't take them!

Muscle aches, weakness, numbness, brain fog - have you been harmed by Lipitor?

Can 40 million people be wrong on Lipitor? Yes they can!

Lipitor may ruin your health!

Read about Lipitor side effects -

If you are seeking a natural therapy, treatment, remedy, or cure for cancer, heart disease, AIDS, or other chronic illness: go to

Swine Flu Vaccine Causes Miscarriage:

Effective Natural Treatment for cancer:

Cure - Reverse - Heart Disease:

Effective Natural Treatment for heart disease:

Effective Natural Treatment for hepatitis:

30-60 Million People Are Being Harmed By Statin Drugs. Are You One Of Them?

Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS) Is A Toxic Fraud - Please Don't Take It!

Colloidal Silver is Toxic - Don't Take It!

Alternative "treatments" and "cures" to avoid:
Protocel (also called Cancell, Cantron, Sheridan's Formula)
Infrared sauna (especially far infrared, which actually causes cancer)
Cesium therapy
Miracle Mineral Supplement (MMS)
Zeolite liquid (NCD)
Essiac Tea
Alkaline pH
Coral Calcium
Colloidal Silver
Any treatment that specifies not to take Vitamin C
"Fruit-only" regimens

Thinking about getting an HIV Test? Don't!

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Can Be Avoided!

What's Wrong With Dricore:

Reliable Concrete Cutting Massachusetts:

Looting Social Security - How Reagan and Greenspan Stole the Trust Fund:

How to Buy Siliver and Gold - An Economic and Health Survival Guide - Navigating Through Economic Turmoil:

Bauman Remodeling of Dedham, a review:

Stop Spam - Subscribe to SpamCop -

Reduce The Burden of the HIV and AIDS diagnosis -

Quitting AIDS drugs is hard to do -

Danger - Never Get An HIV Test - Ever!

What Is AIDS?

Conventional Medicine Does Not Provide Answers -

Glenn Beck and Goldline - Is This a Good Deal for Buying Gold?

Amesbury, MA
Andover, MA
Beverly, MA
Boxford, MA
Danvers, MA
Essex, MA
Georgetown, MA
Gloucester, MA
Groveland, MA
Hamilton, MA
Haverhill, MA
Ipswich, MA
Lawrence, MA
Lynn, MA
Lynnfield, MA
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
Marblehead, MA
Merrimac, MA
Methuen, MA
Middleton, MA
Nahant, MA
Newbury, MA
Newburyport, MA
North Andover, MA
Peabody, MA
Rockport, MA
Rowley, MA
Salem, MA
Salisbury, MA
Saugus, MA
Swampscott, MA
Topsfield, MA
Wenham, MA
West Newbury, MA
Acton, MA
Arlington, MA
Ashby, MA
Ashland, MA
Ayer, MA
Bedford, MA
Belmont, MA
Billerica, MA
Boxborough, MA
Burlington, MA
Cambridge, MA
Carlisle, MA
Chelmsford, MA
Concord, MA
Dracut, MA
Dunstable, MA
Everett, MA
Framingham, MA
Groton, MA
Holliston, MA
Hopkinton, MA
Hudson, MA
Lexington, MA
Lincoln, MA
Littleton, MA
Lowell, MA
Malden, MA
Marlborough, MA
Maynard, MA
Medford, MA
Melrose, MA
Natick, MA
Newton, MA
North Reading, MA
Pepperell, MA
Reading, MA
Sherborn, MA
Shirley, MA
Somerville, MA
Stoneham, MA
Stow, MA
Sudbury, MA
Tewksbury, MA
Townsend, MA
Tyngsborough, MA
Wakefield, MA
Waltham, MA
Watertown, MA
Wayland, MA
Westford, MA
Weston, MA
Wilmington, MA
Winchester, MA
Woburn, MA
Boston, MA
Jamaica Plain, MA
West Roxbury, MA
Hyde Park, MA
Roxbury, MA
Dorchester, MA
Mattapan, MA
Chelsea, MA
Revere, MA
Winthrop, MA