What Is a Varicocele?
My husband was found to have a varicocele - What is that? ... 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 »
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 »
Causes of Male Infertility
Male infertility affects about 50% of all infertile couples. ... 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 »
Emotional Impact of Erectile Dysfunction
There are physical and psychological causes for erectile dysfunction (ED), though most cases are caused by physical conditions that restrict blood flow to the penis. ... 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 Fertility Testing: Sperm Analysis and Count
It measure quality, quantity, and motility of sperm. ... read more »
Does Having One Testicle Affect Fertility?
Is it true that having one testicle can make a man infertile? ... read more »
Try Drinking More Water To Produce More Sperm
Whether you’re trying to lose weight, get fit or conceive, the same advice applies – you have to drink more water. ... 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 »
Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?
Learn about infertility testing and treatment. ... read more »
How Infertile Men Can Cope With Father’s Day
For many men, Father’s Day is just another reminder of their struggles with infertility. Here are tips to help cope. ... read more »
Abnormal Sperm Count-Next Step
Q: My partner had an abnormal sperm count and we are desperate. Does that mean we will never get pregnant? ... 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 »
Male Fertility: Can Masturbation Cause Low Sperm Count?
Find out how masturbation affects a man's sperm count and how it may affect fertility. ... 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 »
Abnormal Sperm Morphology
One way to describe the shape of sperm is “sperm morphology.” It’s one of the three things a fertility specialist will be looking at when sperm is analyzed. ... read more »
How to Collect a Semen Sample for Sperm Testing
Collecting a semen sample is a necessary and common method for men who are testing their fertility by taking a sperm test. There are special precautions that can be taken to make it easier to do it correctly. ... read more »
All Your Questions About Sperm Answered
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 »
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 »
Cytokines Responsible for Infertility in Men
Leucocytospermia is a condition where leucocytes affect male fertility, but men with metabolic syndrome may suffer infertility even if they do not suffer from leucocytospermia, according to researchers. ... read more »
Your New Year Fertility and Pregnancy Guide
Is this the year you will get pregnant? Have your baby? Start a family? ... read more »
Most Common Myths about Male Infertility
Infertility among men is more common than you might think. This lack of discussion has led to the rise of some fairly serious myths about male infertility. ... 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 »
National Infertility Awareness Week
Infertility affects at least 50 million worldwide. ... read more »
Does Semen Volume Predict Male Fertility?
Many men are concerned that their ejaculate and semen volume is too small and that this could mean that they could be less fertile or infertile. ... read more »
Top 10 Causes of Male Infertility
We don't always know what causes infertility for a couple. Researchers tell 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 »
Sperm Morphology - Kruger Sperm Function Test
The Krueger strict sperm test checks the sperm morphology. ... read more »
Sauna While TTC
Can my husband use a sauna while we try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »
Boxers vs. Briefs and Sperm Count
Could boxers or briefs really make a difference in a man's fertility? ... read more »
George Washington’s Infertility
Yes, historians believe that George and Martha struggled with infertility – and suspect it was George’s issue. ... read more »
What Is Infertility?
Infertility is defined as difficulty in getting pregnant within a 12 month time period. ... 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 »
Stress Affects Sperm, Semen Quality; Fertility Suffers
A new study suggests too much stress does a lot more damage than merely taking fun out of life. It can affect a man’s fertility by diminishing the quality of the sperm and semen he produces. ... read more »
Holiday Overindulgence Can Lead to Male Infertility
Some things during the holiday season can affect a man's fertility. ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Will the Fertility Blend help me get pregnant? ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sperm Count - Fertile vs. Infertile
What are the values of a fertile and infertile sperm count? ... read more »