Does the Father’s Age Matter in Pregnancy? 3 Reasons It Does
We hear a lot about a woman’s age, but does the father’s age matter in pregnancy? The topic of advanced age of the male partner has been reviewed. In other words, men who are fathering children after the age of 40 may have increased risk of health risks for the baby. Although many people believe […]
National Infertility Awareness Week – Why Focus on It for a Whole Week?
In recent years, the focus of National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) has been to change the conversation surrounding infertility – to address the misconceptions, stigma and silence that accompany the medical diagnosis of infertility. National Infertility Awareness Week April 21-27, 2019 is recognized by health organizations, clinics and doctors across the country each April. NIAW […]
Male Infertility: Are There Effective Ways to Treat Cryptorchidism?
There are many causes of male infertility. One condition that can contribute is cryptorchidism, which means hidden testis. This is incomplete testicular descent in the scrotum and may be in one or both of the testicles. The testicles descend to a scrotal position in humans in order to help with sperm production. An undescended testicle(s) may […]
Testosterone or Steroid Treatments: Discover How Your Body is Being Fooled
Testosterone or anabolic steroids can interfere with male fertility When seeing a new infertile couple, semen analysis is one of the first tests we request. For the last few years, we have found an amazing number of male patients with azoospermia (lack of sperm) and abnormal sperm concentration and/or motility due to the effect of treatments with testosterone […]
New Genetic Causes of Male Infertility Discovered
Dr. Pastuszac at Baylor College of Medicine has discovered two new genetic causes of male infertility. There was one previous gene deletion noted on the Y chromosome. Previously, the Y-chromosome microdeletion and major chromosomal errors were known to cause severe male factor infertility. The frequency of either of these is under 5 percent of infertile […]
Instructive Article about Lubricants, Sperm Motility, and Fertility
Did you know that the type of lubricant you are using may affect sperm motility? We are always reading up on the recent studies coming out in medical journals. For people trying to get pregnant, whether or not the issue is on the male side, this new research may help. In a study published in […]
Low Fat Milk: Extraordinary New Study Says Men Should Drink It
Real Men Drink Low Fat Milk It is obvious that if you think about the source of milk, milk contains female hormones. They are not powerful, but they certainly are present, and they become a source of estrogen in the diet of many people. It is natural to wonder if then if this could lower […]