Legalizing marijuana will inevitably be a reality across the United States within the next 10 to 20 years, but what about men who use legal marijuana right now? Will legalized marijuana affect male fertility?
There is nothing worse than going through tons of fertility tests only
to find out your husband has an extremely low sperm count without an
identifiable cause. Inevitably, extremely low sperm counts are going to
have a medical cause of some kind.
Male fertility, unlike female fertility, doesn’t decline to the point of complete infertility. There are no limits, either in age or number, to the amount of sperm produced in a lifetime. Despite being forever fertile, male fertility does decline with age.
Many men don’t realize this fact, but infertility isn’t only a woman’s problem. In fact, about half of identifiable infertility cases are either related to male infertility or to infertility for both the male and female partners.
A low sperm count is one of the most common causes of male infertility. Like many other fertility problems, there often are no other symptoms other than having trouble trying to conceive.
There appears to be a direct correlation between galactosemia
and male infertility, according to researchers from the Department of
Clinical Genetics out of Maasstsricht University Medical Center.
The Levi’s ‘Ex-Girlfriend Jean,’ those tight jeans also referred to as hipster/rocker jeans: a “tribute” to your ex-girlfriend, or a way to prevent your new girlfriend from getting pregnant by reducing sperm count?
Infertility affects approximately 15-20% of all couples. Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 50% of all infertility cases, and male infertility alone accounts for approximately one-third of all infertility cases.
Semen analysis, also called sperm count, is used to evaluate male fertility. In a semen analysis, the ejaculate is examined in a laboratory after masturbation and the amount and quality of sperm and seminal fluid (semen) are tested.
Can low sperm count be improved? One study says yes!
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