Could the noise be so harmful that it can cause infertility? Apparently it can. A research says that exposure to environmental noise can put you at a risk of male infertility. Noise is a widespread and imposes auditory and non-auditory health consequences. Male fertility is significantly associated with daytime and nocturnal noise. The WHO night noise criteria are less than 55db. And exposure to noise beyond this level could adversely affect male reproduction system. Scientists from Seoul National University in the Republic of Korea said that it is important to consider noise when assessing environmental conditions that contribute to infertility.