7 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Sperm Healthy

You can’t control all fertility factors — but you can control these
Think of your testicles as a factory where sperm is made. You want the factory to produce a top-notch product, so you must make smart choices to keep your workers happy and healthy. Some factors related to fertility are beyond your control. But you’d be surprised how much power you have over the health and vitality of your sperm. “Sperm is a window on your overall health,” “The lifestyle choices you make have a big impact.” He offers these tips to help you make the right choices.

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How does sperm motility affect fertility?

Sperm motility is the ability of sperm to move efficiently. This is important in fertility because sperm need to move through the woman’s reproductive tract to reach and fertilize her egg. Poor sperm motility can be a cause of male factor infertility.

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation Test

The integrity of genetic material in the sperm is crucial for successful fertilisation and normal embryo development. Sperm DNA fragmentation is a term used to denote abnormal genetic material within the sperm, which in turn may lead to male subfertility, IVF failure and miscarriage. A conventional semen analysis done for sperm concentration, motility analysis and morphology assessment cannot assess the sperm at the molecular level and as result aid the detection of DNA fragmentation.

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Azoospermia

Azoospermia means there’s no sperm in a man’s ejaculate. Its causes include a blockage along the reproductive tract, hormonal problems, ejaculation problems or issues with testicular structure or function. Many causes are treatable and fertility can be restored. For other causes it may be possible to retrieve live sperm to be used in assisted reproductive techniques.

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Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction (Micro-TESE)

Microsurgical Testicular Sperm Extraction (Micro-TESE)Advances in reproductive medicine over the last 10 years have allowed men who were previously considered absolutely sterile to father biological children.Those advances have come on two fronts. The first was the advent of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) with Intra-Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).This technological breakthrough reduced the requirement of the number of […]

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What is pre-ejaculate or precum?

What is pre-ejaculate or precum؟ Pre-ejaculate, sometimes called precum, is a clear fluid that is released when a man becomes sexually aroused, but before he ejaculates. Sometimes, it can be seen at the tip of the penis, but many men don’t even notice it. The fluid is produced by a pair of pea-sized glands called […]

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Does long term anabolic androgenic steroid use lead to heart problems?

Does long term anabolic androgenic steroid use lead to heart problems? THE USE (abuse) of anabolicandrogenic steroids (AAS), such as synthetic testosterone and other androgens, has increased markedly in recent years. The majority of AAS users do so to ‘improve’ physical appearance and body building rather than competitive sport. Many users become dependent on these […]

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