Chronic Prostatitis: Can It Affect My Sperm?
And how do I even know if I have chronic prostatitis? Presence of a bacterial infection in the male or female genital tract is detrimental to sperm migration. Bacteria in semen will not decrease the quantity but will definitely affect the sperm quality and motility. During our initial clinical evaluation of an infertile couple, we make […]
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 […]
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 […]
At Home Sperm Tests Get Accurate Results
The first step in diagnosing male infertility is to evaluate a sperm sample for sperm count, sperm motility (amount of movement), and sperm morphology (general shape and health of the sperm). With recent advancements in technology, basic information about sperm counts is now available at the tap of a finger in a phone app. So how accurate are those […]