One in 7 of couples are infertile because they cannot conceive a child despite regular intercourse. Male infertility is responsible for up to 1 in 2 casses of infertility, and therefore doing a sperm count should be the very first test an infertile couple should do. The causes of male infertility are due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm, and some of the time this is due to illnesses such as infections or connditions of the scrotum such as hydrocele.

How Okra or Gossypol can affect Male Fertility

Okra Is not a common food in the United States. Okra is a nutritious and medicinal vegetable used by many families especially in Asia and Africa. ... 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 »

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 »

What Causes Low Sperm Count?

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

Male Fertility Testing: Sperm Analysis and Count

A sperm analysis or sperm count is necessary to evaluate the man's male fertility. Finding out about his fertility is the second most important thing to know when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Sperm Count - When?

When should we consider having a spermanalysis and how do we have it done? ... 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

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Low Sperm Count

Can low sperm count be improved? One study says yes! ... read more »

Improving His Fertility And Healthy Sperm

Healthy sperm aren't always a given. Understand how lifestyle factors can affect sperm health and count and what you can do to improve his fertility. ... read more »

Male Infertility Myths Quiz

Here is a look at the most common male infertility myths! ... 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 »

Boxers vs. Briefs and Sperm Count

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

Antioxidants Affect Semen and Sperm Quality

Antixidants are good for sperm. The lower the antioxidant levels in the man's diet, the less potent their semen (or sperm) may be. ... read more »

Overweight Men Are Less Fertile

Men with excess body weight are at increased risk of infertility. ... read more »

Overheated Car May Reduce Male Fertility

Heated car seats can decrease sperm counts. ... read more »

Spermanalysis and Abstinence

How long should we keep abstinence before we do the sperm analysis count test? ... read more »

What Are Abnormal Sperm and Why Do I Have Them?

Male infertility is the number one single cause of infertility among most couples, and there are several problems with a man’s sperm that can affect his fertility. ... 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 »

Causes of Male Infertility

Male infertility affects about 50% of all infertile couples. In about 15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year of trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Viagra And Sperm Count

Does viagra affect sperm count? One study on the effects of viagra on sperm count says they have an answer. ... read more »

Low Sperm Count And Hormones

What can cause low sperm count? There are several things that can go wrong with the hormone system whch can result in a low sperm count. ... read more »

Washed Sperm

How long do washed sperm survive? ... 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 »

Male Fertility and Tests to Check Men's Fertility

Male fertility is half of the equation when trying to get pregnant, and therefore it is equally as important as female fertility. ... 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 »

Simple Procedure Improves Male Fertility

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

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 »