How to Increase Sperm Count and Improve His Fertility

More than 40% of couples are unable to have children because of problems with the man's sperm. Learn how to increase sperm count and factors that may contribute to a low sperm count. ... read more »

Male Infertility Testing With SpermCheck Fertility Test

There is now a way to test for low sperm count in the privacy of one’s own home. A new product from Fairhaven Health, the SpermCheck Fertility Test, accurately confirms if a man has a normal sperm count. ... read more »

Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... read more »

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week!

The aim of NIAW is to educate and inform the public about infertility. ... read more »

Vasectomy: What Is It and Why Is It Done?

A Vasectomy may be recommended for men who are certain that they wish to prevent future pregnancies. After a vasectomy, sperm cannot move out of the testes which prevents pregnancy. ... read more »

What causes a low or abnormal sperm count?

Experts suggest that over half of all male infertility is due to a low sperm count. ... read more »

Key to Sperm-Related Male Infertility

Many factors determine male fertility. The exact mechanisms resulting in poor sperm quality have been elusive but a team of California physiologists may have discovered the key. ... read more »

Obesity and Male Infertility

There are countless serious health hazards that are associated with high weight, including heart disease and diabetes. However, one such complication that is often overlooked is infertility, and, more specifically, male infertility. ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

Learn about infertility testing and treatment. ... read more »

Genetic Factors in Infertility Identified

A genetic factor may predict an inability to conceive in men. At the heart of the research findings was the meiosis expressed gene 1, or MEIG1. ... read more »

Fertility Blend

Will the Fertility Blend help me get pregnant? ... read more »

Sauna While TTC

Can my husband use a sauna while we try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Washed Sperm

How long do washed sperm survive? ... read more »

Sperm Banking Freezing Frozen Sperm

Freezing sperm is an option for men who are not yet ready or able to have a child but who want to give themselves the option of doing so in the future. ... read more »

Male Infertility Evaluation

The first test in the evaluation of the infertile male is the semen analysis which is also known as sperm count. ... read more »

Sperm Morphology - Kruger Sperm Function Test

The Krueger strict sperm test checks the sperm morphology. ... read more »

Reduced Fertility in Overweight and Obese Men

Obese and overweight men are less fertile and programs to prevent obesity may improve men's reproductive health and save medical costs for infertility treatment ... read more »

Abnormal Sperm Count-Next Step

Q: My husband had an abnormal sperm count and we are desperate. Does that mean we will never get pregnant? ... read more »

Management of male-factor infertility.

Smoking cessation should be part of the assisted reproductive techniques treatment plan, the benefit of antioxidant treatment in either smokers or non-smokers undergoing assisted reproductive techniques is still under scrutiny. ... read more »

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as someone who can not get pregnant within a 12 month time period. ... read more »

Male Fertility Testing: Sperm Analysis and Count

A sperm analysis or sperm count is necessary to evaluate male fertility. ... read more »

Causes of Male Infertility

Male infertility affects about 50% of all infertile couples. ... read more »

Is it Normal for Semen to Leak Out of the Vagina?

Sperm leakage happens. Some women notice some discharge immediately after sex and think that sperm and semen leaking out of the vagina is the cause of infertility. Is it? ... read more »

What Is a Varicocele?

My husband was found to have a varicocele - What is that? ... read more »

Vasectomy - How to Get Pregnant Afterwards

After vasectomy, you can have surgery done (vasectomy reversal) or remove sperm surgically and do IVF. ... read more »

Spermanalysis - Terms

What are the explanations for an abnormal sperm count? Glosary of Terms. ... read more »

The Ejaculate Looks Clear

My ejaculate looks clear. Does that mean I am infertile? ... read more »

Male Infertility Inherited?

Young men whose parents had difficulty conceiving are likely to have relatively poor sperm quality, a new study shows -- offering evidence that fertility problems are at least partly inherited in some cases. ... read more »

Varicocele - What is It?

What is a varicocele? ... read more »

Spermanalysis - Abnormal

Definition of an abnormal count from a spermanalysis. ... read more »

Abnormal Semen Analysis - Which Other Tests Can be Done?

For the man with a poor semen sample, additional tests which may be recommended include specialized sperm tests, blood tests, and testis biopsy. ... read more »

Varicocele - Information

Information all about varicocele. ... read more »

Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility

Correcting varicose veins in scrotum boosts sperm count, motility, study finds. ... read more »

Infertility Causes - Men

Infertility affects approximately 15-20% of all couples. Male infertility factors contribute to approximately 50% of all infertility cases. ... read more »

Infertility - What Is It?

What is the definition of infertility? ... read more »

Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (PE) is also known as rapid ejaculation, premature climax, early ejaculation, or by the Latin term ejaculatio praecox. ... read more »

Risk Factors for Infertility in Men

Environmental factors are a cause of male infertility. The most common environmental factors include use of toxic substances for work, smoking, heavy alcohol use, drug abuse, use of prescription medications for either ulcers or psoriasis, heat exposure to the testes or DES exposure. ... read more »

Sperm Count - Fertile vs. Infertile

What are the values of a fertile and infertile sperm count? ... read more »

No Sperm - Azoospermia

My partner has Azoospermia (absence of sperm in ejaculate). What should our next step be when trying to get pregnant? ... read more »

Sperm - What Are They

Less than 5% of the ejaculate consists of sperm. Sperm cells, also called spermatozoa or sperm, are made by the man's testes. Production of sperm happens all the time, and it takes about 72 days for a man's body to produce a fully formed sperm. ... read more »

Ejaculate - Abnormal Appearance

My boyfriend's ejaculate looks funny ... read more »

Sperm - Affected by Drugs?

Can my husband's medication affect his sperm count? ... read more »

Problems Getting Pregnant - Husband OK?

My husband has an 8-year old daughter. Does that automatically mean he is OK? ... read more »

Fever and Sperm

Will his fever affect his sperms and the sperm count? ... read more »

Tight Jeans and Their Effect on Sperm Count

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? ... read more »

Fertility Awareness: Sperm/Ejaculation

What are sperms? How long can sperm live? What is a normal sperm count? What is a normal sperm evaluation? What happens with the sperm/ejaculate during intercourse? ... read more »

Sperm Coating Could be the Cause of Male Infertility

A connection between the outer protein coating of sperm and male fertility has been found. A defective gene that inhibits the production of DEFB126, also known as the protein coating on sperm, has been found to effect fertility.  ... read more »

How to Increase Sperm Production Naturally

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. ... read more »

Top 10 Causes of Male Infertility

We don't always know what causes infertility for a couple. Researcherstell us that about a third of conception problems have to do with a male factor and about a third are to do with the female partner. ... read more »

Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Infertility for Men

Since male factor infertility is the primary cause of infertility in one-third of couples, it may seem strange that most couples never even consider that infertility is caused by a man; the vast majority of infertile couples believe it has something to do with the woman. ... read more »

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