The Great Simplification #2 – Dr. Shanna Swan “Sperm and Our Future”

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The Great Simplification

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Date of Publication: January 12

Year of Publication: 2022

Publisher: The Great Simplification

Author(s): Nate Hagens

In this episode, we meet with one of the world’s leading environmental and reproductive epidemiologists, Dr. Shanna Swan.

Dr. Swan discusses how chemicals in our environment threaten human hormones, male sperm count,  and ultimately, human reproduction. How do endocrine-disrupting hormones disrupt pregnancy? Further, she explains “The 1% Effect,” which accounts for the 1 percent annual decrease in human fertility and related functions.

To combat the urgent threats facing human reproduction, Dr. Swan offers recommendations about how we can avoid harmful chemicals — and live healthier lives.

About Shanna Swan

Shanna H. Swan, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading environmental and reproductive epidemiologists. She is Professor of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City where is also a member of the Transdisciplinary Center on Early Environmental Exposures and the Mindich Child Health and Development Institute.

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