Friendly Fertility Foods – What Should I Be Eating?

A factor you may have never considered relating to sperm count is nutrition. If you are experiencing a low sperm count and are struggling with fertility, let food be your medicine. Here are five of the best foods for boosting your sperm count,…
age-related infertility

Age-related infertility – What roles do genetics play?

  Millions of couples are affected by infertility. One of the contributing factors to loss of fertility is age. The older the body gets, the less fertile it becomes.  New research has found a genetic link to age-related infertility…

Could taking paracetamol impair male fertility?

LIFE research The National Institutes of Health has conducted a long-term study in the United States called the Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE). This research has been investigating fertility data associated…

Lycopene, tomatoes and male fertility

The rise of male infertility In 2015 Agarwal and collages published a review of global male fertility trends. The study was based on meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and population-based studies. Researchers estimate that across the world…
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Could Stem Cells Reverse Male Infertility?

Stem cells may hold the answer to reversing male infertility There has been another breakthrough in stem cell research which may have implications for the future of male fertility. Scientists in China have created working sperm cells from…
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Sperm mutations escalate in older men

Sperm with disease causing mutations found to increase in older men Sperm mutations are increasingly becoming the focus of scientific studies. For many years researchers have been unable to explain why some children are born with genetic diseases…

Azoospermia researchers find a new genetic link

Azoospermia accounts for approximately one-sixth of cases of male infertility. Commonly referred to as ‘no sperm count’, men suffering from this condition are unable to father a child. Azoosperma may arise because there is a failure to product…

Arginine and Pycnogenol Help Treat Idiopathic Male Infertility

Approximately 30% of male infertility is classified as idiopathic. This means that there is an unexplained reduction in the quality of semen in regards to sperm motility, morphology and count in males who appear otherwise normal in endocrine…

Coming to Terms with Infertility

One of the primal instincts followed by every organism in creation that consists of two or more cells, is the desire to replicate itself by breeding to ensure the survival of the species. This is with the one possible exception of the giant…
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Examination by a Male Fertility Specialist

It makes sense to see a male fertility specialist, if you have been trying to get pregnant for a while without any success. Usually, the prospective mother is examined first; the levels of particular hormones in her body are measured…
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19 Common Causes of Female Infertility

Couples that have trouble conceiving often have underlying fertility problems. In around half of the cases, this is caused by female infertility.     Menstrual disorders or severe bleeding are often obvious and provide…
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Causes of Infertility in Men

Cases of infertility in men often turn out to be caused by low sperm quality. The number of sperm cells in semen and their movement and appearance can be determined in a semen analysis (SA). If all key values (volume, count, motility,…