More than 40% of couples who are unable to have children are unable to do so because of problems with the man's sperm. The sperm count should be the #1 fertility test done when you evaluate your fertility. A sperm analysis is completed through masturbation; it is noninvasive and it guarantees the person getting tested an orgasm. What a great deal!
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Most Virile Sperm Ejaculated First; May Improve IVF Outcome

A study finds that the most virile sperm are ejaculated first and the remainder of the ejaculated fluids may actually hinder fertilization. ... more »
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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. ... more »
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Sperm Count Calculator

The babyMed sperm calculator will tell you if you have a sufficient sperm count as well as information on male fertility. ... more »
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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. ... more »
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Impaired Fetal Growth, Exposure To Maternal Smoking And Lower Measures Of Sperm Quality

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. ... more »
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Boxers vs. Briefs and Sperm Count

While researchers say the style of a man's underwear might affect hissperm count, there have been no exhaustive or conclusive studies on thesubject to prove the theory. ... more »
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Paternal Smoking Lowers Sperm Count

It’s widely known that smoking is bad for pregnant women and can have many negative effects for young children and even negative consequences prenatally as well, but did you know that it can also affect your husband’s sperm count?  ... more »
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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. ... more »
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Poor Sleep Quality May be Affecting Your Fertility

When you don’t get enough sleep you wake up tired, groggy, lacking concentrate and less fertile, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology; men who have trouble sleeping are less fertile – physically. ... more »
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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? ... more »