Sperm health is an integral part of getting pregnant. In fact, sperm health problems account for approximately 75% of all male fertility problems. That’s why taking care of sperm health is a crucial step on you and your partner’s path towards getting pregnant.
While it is not a widely known fact, aging can impact sperm health. In fact, several studies have found a link between sperm quality and a man’s age. Find out more about the Male Biological Clock and discover how it impacts male fertility. Weight can also have a negative effect on sperm health. Discover how being overweight or obese affects male fertility, including what types of fertility problems obesity can cause, in our Obesity and Sperm Health section.
Several conditions can affect a man’s fertility. First off, ductal and structural abnormalities can cause low fertility but can often be reversed by surgery. Oligospermia is a condition characterized by low sperm count whereas azoospermia is a condition in which there is a total absence of sperm in a man’s semen. In men with Klinefelter’s Syndrome, a chromosomal abnormality can result in infertility. Epididymitis is a condition in which the epididymis becomes inflammed, leading to sperm health problems and in rare cases male infertility, while occulsion is a blockage of the male reproductive system that affects the movement of sperm. Testicular failure, immunological infertility and hypogonadism are other sperm health conditions that can affect male fertility. Read more about these conditions and discover different treatment options that can help improve your fertility.
In addition, there are a variety of lifestyle changes that you can make in order to take control of your sperm health. Our Sperm Health Tips section provides you with ideas on how to make simple changes that can make a big difference in improving your sperm health. In addition, vaginal_lubricants are a common product that can have a serious effect on sperm health because of the chemicals they include.
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