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 »

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 »

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 »

Antisperm Antibodies

What are antisperm antibodies and what do they do? ... read more »

Semen Analysis Sperm Analysis WHO Guidelines 2009

These are the new 2009 guidelines for spermanalysis and spermcount and semen parameters by the World Health Organization (WHO) ... read more »

When to Have Male Fertility Tested

About 50% of all fertility issues are associated with male problems. Many couples face fertility problems and when to have male fertility tested is a recurring question. ... read more »

Cell Phones in Pockets Linked to Diminished Sperm Quality

A growing body of scientific study indicates the front pant pocket may not be the ideal place for a man to keep his mobile phone if he wants to father children. ... 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 »

Semen Quality Affects Male Lifespan

Just one study connecting male infertility and life expectancy has been conducted in the United States, making it only one of three ever conducted anywhere in the world. ... 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 »

Wi-Fi Laptops Could Be Frying Your Sperm

Men who usually rest their Wi-Fi laptops on their laps are much more vulnerable to reduced sperm motility and degeneration of the sperm DNA lowering the possibility of men to become fathers. ... read more »

Semen Characteristics and Sperm Length

Researchers from Brown University recently published a retrospective study on correlation between semen qualities and sperm length in humans. ... read more »

Does Anxiety Affect Semen Quality?

The study, completed by researchers at European Hospital in Rome, claims state and trait anxiety affect sperm volume, concentration, count and motility. ... read more »

UK Gets DIY Sperm Count Test

Men in the United Kingdom can now turn to their local pharmacy to test their sperm count. Boots UK, a pharmacy chain numbering almost 2,500 retail outlets, just started carrying a do-it-yourself sperm count test. ... read more »

Marijuana Can Deform Sperm, Contribute to Infertility

Samples from men who were 18 to 30 years old who had used marijuana in the three months before producing sperm samples were more likely to be of poor quality. ... read more »

Fertility Lab on a Chip Measures Sperm Health

Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a small chip to measure sperm health. The chip not only measures the number of sperm, but how motile the sperm are in the body. ... read more »

Better Sperm Due to Better Dieting Practices

When exploring the realms of male fertility, diet plays a crucial role in sperm mobility. A study highlighted at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) focused on two specific types of diets as they relate to better sperm. ... 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 »

Boxers vs. Briefs and Sperm Count

Could boxers or briefs really make a difference in a man's fertility? ... read more »

Reliability of Semen Analysis in Young Males

Young men at risk for infertility can submit a semen sample before moving from pediatric care to adult care as results of semen analysis in adult years are similar to those in pediatric years, according to researchers from the Naval Medical Center in San Diego. ... 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 »

Understanding of Sperm Function May Improve IVF

Scientists now have a better understanding of how sperm function in two discoveries that could someday improve in vitro fertilization (IVF), success rates and male contraception. ... read more »

Flame Retardant Associated with Decreased Semen Quality

Thirty years ago a flame retardant called chlorinated tris was used on children's clothing. The flame retardant was removed from the market, but it continues to be used in polyurethane foam often found in office buildings. ... read more »

Preconception Health for Men

Many of the same changes women should make prior to conceiving aremirrored in suggestions for men. Taking a couple's approach topreconception health may make it easier to adopt lifestyle changes. ... read more »

Male Diseases Affecting Male Fertility

Researchers in the United States and Mexico recently completed a study on the impact of male diseases that cause various sperm-related issues that affect fertility. The study was published in the journal Current Opinions in Obstetrics and Gynecology. ... read more »

Clinical Trial to Test Benefits of Sticky Sperm

Sticky spermatozoa may hold the key to greater success rates among couples undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. IVF is a procedure in which scientists inject spermatozoa, commonly referred to as sperm, into an egg. ... read more »

Critical Fertility Enzymes

A new discovery may shed light on the problem of human infertility. Whilst sperm differs in appearance and movement across different species, there are key enzymes, although few in number, essential for the promotion of quality sperm and sperm motility. ... read more »

Infertility Diet for Men: How to Increase Male Fertility

Despite common thinking that the female's diet has the greatest effect on conception, new research is emerging on the importance of the man's diet and lifestyle choices when it comes to trying to conceive. ... read more »

Study: Semen Quality Decline Over Past 20 Years

The quality of semen has declined in the past 20 years, according to studies that looked at falling sperm counts and evidence of reduced motility. ... read more »

What Are Those Strange Names Used in My Semen Analysis?

Sperm analysis or semen analysis is commonly used to examine male semen for possible abnormalities that may be contributing to infertility. ... read more »

Male Fertility Testing: Sperm Analysis and Count

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

Impact of a Man's Age on Fertility and Pregnancy

Trying to get pregnant can be a difficult task based on a variety of factors, but many do not consider that the age of the man may have something to do with it. ... read more »

Sperm Count Calculator

Our Sperm Count Calculator will calculate the amount of healthy and motile sperms based on your spermanalysis data. ... read more »

How to Collect a Semen Sample

Collecting a semen sample is a necessary and common method for men who are testing their fertility, and there are special precautions that can be taken to make it easier to do it correctly. ... read more »

Infertility Tests for Men Sperm Count Sperm Analysis

The spermcount  also known as sperm analysis, is the main male fertility test and it tests the ejaculate for sperm numbers, ejaculate volume, sperm motility, and sperm morphology. ... read more »

Semen Analysis Sperm Count and Other Sperm Tests

The semen analysis is the most common test performed for male infertility and should always be a part of the male infertility workup. ... read more »

Semen Analysis - Sperm Count WHO Criteria

Semen analysis (sperm count) is used to evaluate male fertility. The ejaculate is examined in a laboratory after masturbation and the amount and quality of sperm and seminal fluid (semen) are tested. ... read more »

Semen Analysis Sperm Count - Normal Values

A sperm count, also known as a semen analysis, is a test of a man's ejaculate to check for problems that may contribute to infertility. ... read more »

Semen Analysis - Sperm Count

Everything you need to know about sperm count and semen analysis. ... read more »

Male Fertility Infertility Tests - Sperm Count Semen Analysis

Finding out about his fertility is the second most important information to know when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Semenanalysis and Sperm Count

The Semen analysis or spermcount in an important part of an infertility evaluation. In fact, many doctors suggest to make the semenanalysis the very first infertility test. ... read more »

Male Infertility Treatment

Male infertility afflicts about 50% of all infertile couples. Studies show that there is a male sperm problem in about 50% of infertile couples, about 1/2 of these cases problem is found in man alone. ... read more »

How to Improve HIS Fertility in 12 Steps

His diet is very important when trying to get pregnant. Following these 12 steps will help you improve his fertility. ... read more »

Infertility Workup Before Clomiphene

Should everyone have an infertility workup? ... read more »

Causes of Fertility Problems

The three major causes of infertility are sperm problems, ovulation problems, and fallopian tube problems. ... read more »

Infertility Treatment in Men

The #1 reason for infertility in men is usually a low or abnormal sperm count. ... read more »

Sperm Morphology - Kruger Sperm Function Test

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

Getting Hot and Heavy Not Good for Conception

Can temperature make that much of a difference to male fertility? Are there things couples should be doing to help encourage a healthy, happy climate for sperm so they will be more willing to engage in fertilization? ... read more »