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PINZ
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I heard this a few times when I was growing up, and I never really believe in it, though my niece swears it is true. It's said that the huge amount of caffeine that is in Mountain Dew Soda is so potent that it can lower a man's sperm count.....did any of you ever hear this before? Can I find out if it is, or if it isn't true? You have a curious Virgo on hand here! Thank you, Pinz
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NickFun
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I had a Mountain Dew last week and still managed to get it up three times with my gal. I suspect it's a load of whoeey.

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The time I heard it, it was Surge, not Mountain Dew. Or at least, that's what my little brother's sex-ed teacher told him.

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2Pence
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quote:
Originally posted by NickFun:
I had a Mountain Dew last week and still managed to get it up three times with my gal. I suspect it's a load of whoeey.

Just as a clarification--you could still "get it up" multiple times and have a low sperm count.
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quote:
Originally posted by 2Pence:
quote:
Originally posted by NickFun:
I had a Mountain Dew last week and still managed to get it up three times with my gal. I suspect it's a load of whoeey.

Just as a clarification--you could still "get it up" multiple times and have a low sperm count.
Which is common knowledge to almost everyone....except Mr. Stud, but you know what they say, talking about it and doing it are two different things.

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quote:
Originally posted by PINZ:
I heard this a few times when I was growing up, and I never really believe in it, though my niece swears it is true. It's said that the huge amount of caffeine that is in Mountain Dew Soda is so potent that it can lower a man's sperm count.....did any of you ever hear this before? Can I find out if it is, or if it isn't true? You have a curious Virgo on hand here! Thank you, Pinz

You don't really say in this post if the ill affect comes from dringking Mountian Dew or of it comes from some unapproved use. For example, plaesuring yourself with the hole in the can might not directly affect sperm count, but would take you out of the game for a while. [Eek!]

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the legend actually goes that it is the dye "yellow #5" in MT.Dew that can lower sperm counts, not the caffine. In actuality, Mt.Dew contains no more caffine than Coke or Pepsi, which all have only slightly less that sodas like Jolt.
That being said, neither caffine nor yellow #5 can lower sperm counts. Yellow #3 or #5 could POTENTIALLY cause bodily fluids to deplete, but this is mostly concerning water. Although, you would have to drink the entire vat of it at the soda plant and within a short period of time, too.
So I would say that substiuting birth control for large amounts of Mt.Dew would be a bad idea.

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