It's high time we talk more about male fertility. While we certainly can't speak for everyone's experience, traditionally with heterosexual couples, the fertility focus has fallen on the female half of the equation
Seven questions about declining sperm counts you were too afraid to ask.
I went through two rounds of treatment over several months before we took a closer look at my husband.
As with most sensitive health issues, myths and rumors are common place regarding male infertility. While some of these have truth behind them, not all are based in reality.
Latest Research and Reviews...Male factor infertility is the failure of a couple to conceive owing to a male-related factor. Male factor infertility can be caused by semen abnormalities (detected on semen analysis) or sexual dysfunction.
Men and women are roughly equally likely to be infertile, but for years the focus has been on female treatments.
Two new studies show how dad's lifestyle affects sperm quality.
Low sperm count is one of those topics that people seem more likely to Google than talk about. But Sandstone Diagnostics wants to change the way people think about male infertility through apps and a connected device designed to track sperm count and give men hope that they could change their predicament.
Are today's young men less fertile than their fathers were? It's a controversy in the fertility field, with some experts raising the alarm over what some are calling a "sperm crisis" because they believe men's sperm counts have been decreasing for a decade or more.
While the female system has long taken the brunt of the blame for fertility problems, male reproductive factors actually make up 50% of all cases of infertility. But let’s hand it to them, the testes do an astonishing amount of work: they manufacture sperm at a rate of 1,000 sperm cells per heart beat, which tallies up to hundreds of millions of sperm per day. In part because the testes are so active, they are also extraordinarily sensitive to outside factors like chemicals, heat, alcohol, and stress.
It is still too early to advocate specific diets or nutrients that will promote sperm production and child health for all intending parents. Saying that, couples wishing to become parents could do a lot worse than assessing their current lifestyles habits (diet, smoking, drinking) to see if any improvements could be made.
Men account for half of the fertility equation. So why is it that the burden of learning about fertility, planning for pregnancy, and dealing with the emotional minefield of infertility always seems to fall to women?
The rates of infertility are worsening—a problem truly shared by both men and women. That’s why we set out to provide a modern, accessible solution to taking charge of male fertility. Dadi ensures that couples can use healthy, younger sperm when they’re ready to start a family, putting you in charge of your own future.