Learn about common health issuess in men, including infertility problems.

The First Trimester from the Male Perspective

The first trimester of pregnancy is just the beginning of a journey that's going to take you some strange places. It's one thing to read about it; it's quite another thing to actually go through it. Still, the more prepared you are the softer the blow will be. ... read more »

Obesity in Men

Obesity is the largest world medical epidemic in the history of western society. More people are living overweight and obese today than ever before and there are a multitude of reasons to account for our up-sizing population. ... read more »

Erectile Dysfunction and Male Fertility

Erectile dysfunction is one of those problems that can simply make you feel like less of a man. In our culture, we place so much emphasis on the male sexual ego that it can literally be devastating to some men. ... read more »

Common Health Threats Men Should Learn About

From a young age, men are taught to shake off your pain and keep moving, you're men after all. And while this attitude may mean fewer doctor's visits, there are some common health threats that hide behind simple visages. ... read more »

Health Screenings for Men from 18 to 88

While health screenings and regular checkups may be the last thing on the mind of an 18-year-old, as he ages, those screenings will play an important part in his health. Here is what men need to know about health screenings. ... read more »

Premature Ejaculation and Male Fertility

When it comes to conception, there are two things that must happen: intercourse with vaginal penetration and ejaculation. When the latter happens first, it will impact fertility. ... read more »

The Truth About Male Menopause

Male menopause is gaining quite a lot of media attention. More and more men are opening up to talk about symptoms they are experiencing associated with male menopause, but not everyone is convinced the condition is real. ... read more »

The Third Trimester from the Male Perspective

The home stretch. The last few innings. The calm before the storm 'or perhaps the storm before the hurricane. Yes, we're talking about the third trimester of pregnancy. This is the time you and your partner are making final preparations. ... read more »

The Baby Dance Can Become A Drag For Guys Too

Be honest, men. 'Honey, I'm ovulating' isn't exactly the sexiest mating call in the animal kingdom. If you've been trying to conceive for a while, the whole process can get to be a bit mundane. ... read more »

7 Fast Ways to Boost Your Male Fertility

Male fertility is a complex animal. Granted, it's not nearly as complex as female fertility, but it's still complex. There are a great many factors that go into determining whether or not you'll be able to do your part in creating that bundle of joy. ... read more »

4 Tips for Keeping Intimacy Alive During Infertility Treatment

As you get into treatment, you'll be told when to have sex and when to abstain and it can be easy to get caught up in the 'we have to have sex tonight because the doctor called' cycle. ... read more »

5 Things You Don’t Know About Your Penis

Do you think you know everything there is to know about your penis? I bet you've got a lot to learn about the male reproductive organ. Here are 5 more things. ... read more »

The Second Trimester from the Male Perspective

If the first trimester of pregnancy is a whirlwind of constant change and discomfort for both you and your partner, the second trimester represents perhaps the eye of the storm. During the second trimester that little one is going to continue to grow and develop. ... read more »

Sperm Survival

Whether or not spermatozoa, or sperm, can survive depends on the conditions under which they are being held. ... read more »

Diabetes in Men

Many men wonder why they should even care about diabetes. There are multiple types of diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational. ... read more »

Men's Health Guide

Men's health is vital when trying to get pregnant. So many things can affect a man's fertility, and being in optimal shape is vital for men who are trying to conceive. ... read more »

What to Expect When Having a Semen Analysis

A semen analysis is one of the most basic ways to evaluate infertility in men. It gives the doctor information about your sperm count and quality, and how well the sperm cells are able to move. ... read more »

Male Fertility Changes as You Age

Since the age couples are having children has risen and menopause eventually prevents conception and pregnancy, female fertility is typically the focus of this increase in parental age. ... read more »

Postpartum Depression: Fathers Feel It, Too

Most people know that new mothers sometimes get the baby blues but a growing body of evidence says fathers sometimes feel it, too. ... read more »

Does Penis Size Affect Fertility?

This is the age old question that many men ponder when they reach adulthood and beyond, especially if there are fertility problems in a relationship. ... read more »

Sperm Speed

How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg? ... read more »

Sperm - Vaginal Life

After ejaculation sperm can live in the vagina for up to two hours, but most die in the vagina within minutes after ejaculation. Once they move through the cervix into the uterus, they can survive longer, up to 5 days. ... read more »

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction, or ED, can be defined as an inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to do so, or a tendency to sustain only brief erections. ... read more »

What is Couvade Syndrome? The Phantom Pregnancy

Couvade syndrome, also known as phantom pregnancy, is a condition men suffer from when women are pregnant. Often referred to as sympathetic pregnancy, men can experience many of the same symptoms and side effects of pregnancy common to women. ... read more »

Men Get Pregnant Too!

You are the one pregnant, so why is he the one gaining weight? Couples report male pregnancy symptoms that parallel female symptoms, but how can this happen when men cannot physically get pregnant? ... read more »

Male Menopause

Changing hormone levels are linked to female menopause and the movement out of reproductive years. For men, reproductive years tend to last much longer, but hormone changes can greatly affect erectile function and libido from about 50 years of age on. ... read more »

Male Circumcision: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

According to recent research, male circumcision (the removal of foreskin) can reduce the risk of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer and infection. At the end of the day, however, choosing circumcision for your baby or as an adult is all about choice. ... read more »

Can Men Have Multiple Orgasms?

Because men only ejaculate once during a sexual act, they believe they can not have multiple orgasms. But that is false; having multiple orgasms means redefining the idea of what an orgasm really is. ... read more »

Can Sperm Be Released Without Ejaculation?

The method of birth control where the man pulls his penis out shortly before he ejaculates is called 'coitus interruptus.' ... read more »

3 Natural Ways to Fight Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction is something all men fight with from time to time. Things like diet, alcohol consumption and stress can cause occasional erectile dysfunction. ... read more »

Father's Day and Infertility

All too often, men are the forgotten sufferers of infertility. They are many times overlooked when discussing infertility and the emotional association with the condition. ... read more »

Expectant Fathers Experience Pregnancy-Related Hormone Changes

Fatherhood changes a man’s hormones, too. Studies indicate a new father’s testosterone levels drop when his child is born in what might be nature’s way of helping him to be more nurturing. ... read more »

7 Things Men Should Avoid when Trying to Conceive

Getting your partner pregnant isn't always as easy as it sounds. It mayseem a little bit ironic, many men spend their single days hoping theywon't accidentally get a girl pregnant. ... read more »

Testosterone Replacement Therapy and Male Fertility

The amount of testosterone produced by the gonads reduces with age. This is a common side effect of aging. However, some men suffer from low testosterone while still in their reproductive years. ... read more »

What is a Deep Cervix?

One of the less common problems that can interfere with conception is when the female partner has a deep cervix. To understand how a deep cervix affects fertility you need to understand what it is. ... read more »

Male Hormones: What is Low Testosterone?

Testosterone is the male sex hormone. Both men and women produce testosterone, but men produce much more than women. It is responsible for hair growth, increased muscle mass and metabolism. ... read more »

How to Recognize Low Testosterone Levels

At the age of 30, testosterone levels peak. With each passing year, testosterone levels diminish. For some men, early signs of low testosterone levels cause significant concern. ... read more »

The Truth About 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 »