• chromosome
  • Among the 433 infertile patients, 57(33%) exhibited a numerical sex chromosome abnormality, including 49 (11.3%) subjects with typical Klinefelter syndrome, 4 (2.95%) ones with structural sex chromosome and 11 (4.4%) ones with the autosomal chromosome abnormality. (medcraveonline.com)
  • We saw an association between [male] folate intake and how many abnormal sperm there were, in terms of the chromosome number for these three different chromosomes," says Dr. Eskenazi. (nyhq.org)
  • hypogonadism
  • There are many causes for oligospermia including: Pre-testicular factors refer to conditions that impede adequate support of the testes and include situations of poor hormonal support and poor general health including: Hypogonadism due to various causes Drugs, alcohol, smoking Strenuous riding (bicycle riding, horseback riding) Medications, including androgens. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a number of situations direct medical or surgical intervention can improve the sperm concentration, examples are use of FSH in men with pituitary hypogonadism, antibiotics in case of infections, or operative corrections of a hydrocele, varicocele, or vas deferens obstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • In men, CD can reduce semen quality and cause immature secondary sex characteristics, hypogonadism and hyperprolactinaemia, which causes impotence and loss of libido. (wikipedia.org)
  • Of note,hypogonadism is fairly common in the middle-aged and older male population and is strongly associated with various chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, metabolic syndrome, obesity, hypertension, and osteoporosis. (ndnr.com)
  • The Endocrine Society 3 defines hypogonadism in men as a clinical syndrome that results from failure of the testes to produce adequate levels of testosterone and a normal number of sperm due to a disruption of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis. (ndnr.com)
  • Reproductive endocrinologists treat men having hypogonadism due to defects in the HPG axis with injectable medications such as recombinant FSH, human chorionic gonadotropin, human menopausal gonadotropin hormone, or GnRH. (ndnr.com)
  • Varicocele
  • Male infertility is due to low sperm production,misshapen or immobile sperm, varicocele or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm.Illnesses,injuries,chronic health problems,problems with erection and ejaculation,hormonal problems,genetic problem,lifestyle choices and other factors like environmental toxins and radiation can play a role in causing male infertility. (edoctoronline.com)
  • Risk factors for the formation of antisperm antibodies in men include the breakdown of the blood‑testis barrier, trauma and surgery, orchitis, varicocele, infections, prostatitis, testicular cancer, failure of immunosuppression and unprotected receptive anal or oral sex with men. (wikipedia.org)
  • ICSI
  • In case of treatment failure, depending on the severity of male infertility, insemination, IVF or microfertilisation (ICSI) can be tried regardless of the etiology. (gfmer.ch)
  • defects
  • However, the risk of gene defects in the sperm increases slightly in older men, particularly after age 60. (sharecare.com)
  • While advanced age can be a possible factor in sperm motility and health, the sperm of men below 20 years of age has likewise been linked to an increase in birth defects such as neural tube defects, hypospadias, cystic kidney, and Down syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • motility
  • Motility as well as high sperm count can be the benefits of such a therapy and can go hand in hand with fostering the relationship of a man with his spouse! (medexpressrx.com)
  • For men with low sperm count or motility issues, clinically proven supplements are available that can improve sperm parameters. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • Although it is possible for men to father children into old age, the genetic quality of sperm, as well as its volume and motility, all typically decrease with age. (wikipedia.org)
  • In men with a normal level of sperm production (normozoospermia), the percentage of sperm DNA fragmentation is positively correlated with age, and inversely correlated with progressive sperm motility. (wikipedia.org)
  • obstruction
  • Epididymal obstruction may be present if there is a history of previous infection or injury, if the man has had a vasectomy, or if the man is a carrier of a cystic fibrosis gene. (babyboonivf.com)
  • chromosomes
  • Men with relatively low levels of folate had increased risks for sperm containing either too few or too many chromosomes, according to researchers. (nyhq.org)
  • Thus
  • Thus, it is an important fact that men need to look after their health as consciously as women need to in order to bear up all the fruits of a sweet life! (medexpressrx.com)
  • significantly
  • A significantly increased risk of infertility was found for males with HPV positivity in semen (OR = 2.93, 95% CI = 2.03-4.24). (biomedcentral.com)
  • For example, the percentage of sperm with highly damaged DNA, comet extent, DNA break number, and other comet measures has been found to be significantly higher in men aged 36-57 years than in those aged 20-35 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • At the recently concluded meeting of the Asian Pacific Initiative on Reproduction in Malaysia in March 2017, additional focus was placed on male infertility. (punchng.com)
  • A 2017 review and meta-analysis found sperm counts among Western men (i.e. men in Australia, Europe, New Zealand, and North America) declined 50-60% between 1973 and 2011, with an average decline of 1.4% per year. (wikipedia.org)
  • intercourse
  • Usually a man thinks that he is normal if he can do sexual intercourse and produce semen. (mediwave.net)
  • The couple should be asked specifically about their sexual habits, including their level of knowledge of the optimal timing of intercourse and the use of potentially spermatocytes and lubricants. (punchng.com)
  • Most specialists recommend that couples with no known reproductive health problems try to get pregnant through intercourse for 12 months before seeking medical advice. (healthywomen.org)
  • It is known that well-organized men, especially from twenty to thirty-five years of age, who remain absolutely free from sexual intercourse or any other causes of expenditure of seminal fluid, are in a state of excitement, giving them a great, although abnormal, physical and mental activity. (ndnr.com)
  • among
  • The amount of decline among men in North America and men in Australia/Europe is similar. (wikipedia.org)
  • The decline in sperm count among men in South America, Asia, and Africa is less than men in Western countries, though the amount of decline in these regions is uncertain. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • 2012) found spermatic granuloma, cell debris, epithelial cell vacuolization and oligospermia in proximal caput epididymis of adult rats after treatment with 10 mg [kg. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Detection of conditions for which there is no treatment will spare couples the distress of attempting ineffective therapies. (auanet.org)