Infertility has a higher incidence in men. In order to attempt to reduce this, a change in the lifestyle is recommended.
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Since its formation to the fertilization of the egg, spermatozoids have to cross a complicated path full of obstacles. Only one spermatozoid will overcome all the barriers and fertilize the egg, creating therefore a new being.
It takes place in testicles and lasts two months and a half approximately. It is the maduration of some cells that split, madurate, and eventually become spermatozoa.
It is measured by the reproductive potential of the man. It encompasses the testicle’s ability to produce quality sperm capable of fertilizing the egg and the man’s ability to copulate.
There aren’t many cases of Sertoli cell-only syndrome, but men that suffer from it can’t produce spermatozoa and must turn to sperm donation to become parents.
It occurs when the sperm count after ejaculation is non-existent. The absence of measurable sperm in a man’s ejaculate may be due to different reasons, since there are several types of azoospermia. It is considered as a case of male sterility because of sperm failure.