What Causes Infertility in Men?

It’s All About Sperm #DYK male infertility causes almost half of infertility cases? About 90 percent of infertility in men is due to sperm—its quality, quantity, or the ability to deliver it to the woman’s uterus. To get a woman pregnant naturally, a man must produce healthy...
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Sperm Retrieval Techniques to Help You Become a Parent

One of the less common forms of male infertility is azoospermia, which is defined as a complete lack of sperm in a man’s ejaculate. It occurs in only about five percent of men with fertility problems. Treatment depends on the type of azoospermia a man has, but there is hope that...
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Heat and Male Fertility

It’s Not Good to be Hot, Hot, Hot! #DYK that heat affects a man’s fertility, and not in a good way?  Too much heat is the enemy of sperm production.  Why does that matter, and what can you do?  Here are a few facts. Temperature is Critical Sperm are produced by a man’s testicles...
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Low Sperm Count How Does It Affect Fertility?

Did you know that 30 percent of infertility is related to problems with the male partner? Male factor infertility is diagnosed by finding a low sperm count on a semen analysis. Millions of sperm have to be produced by the man’s testicles and delivered to the woman’s body in order...
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All About ICSI – 5 Things You Need to Know

If you’re trying to conceive and looking into fertility treatment, you’re probably finding a lot of strange terms out there. In vitro fertilization, or IVF, is pretty well known these days. But what is ICSI? When is it needed? Does it improve your chances of having a baby? Are...
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Vasectomy Reversal vs. Sperm Injection

Which Option is Right for You? Vasectomy is a form of birth control for men that is meant to be permanent. During vasectomy, the tubes that carry sperm are closed or blocked. Vasectomy is nearly 100 percent effective at preventing pregnancy. But what if your partner has had a...
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Four Genetic Causes of Male Infertility

Can You Still Become a Parent? Getting pregnant is a complex process. Although it may seem pretty simple on the surface, a lot of things have to go right when you’re trying to conceive. Male factor infertility is diagnosed when there are problems with the male partner’s sperm or...
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Male Infertility – His State of Mind Matters

“I was shocked. I was devastated. I was depressed. I felt like less of a man.” Many men faced with an infertility diagnosis often feel disbelief, despair and even shame, emotions more and more research shows may be just as intense as their female partners’, contrary to popular...
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The Impact of Age on Men’s Fertility

When discussing matters of infertility, advancing age has long been the first issue addressed, with the ticking of the biological clock almost always assumed to be associated strictly with the woman. But research is now showing that the passage of time has an impact on both the...
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Male Factor Infertility: Is ICSI the Answer?

Solutions for When He’s Part of the Problem Traditionally infertility has been considered a female problem. Throughout history women were blamed when a couple could not have children. But modern science has found that as much as 40% of infertility is related to male factor...
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