Infertility has a higher incidence in men. In order to attempt to reduce this, a change in the lifestyle is recommended.
Tag: sperm production
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.
There is evidence that free radicals and active oxygen affect both development and quality of sperm. Antioxidants can help reduce this damage and, thus, improve semen quality.
Contrary to popular belief, exceeded abstinence days may worsen semen quality due to an increased sperm concentration. This may affect sperm motility.
Meiosis is the special division experienced by cells that will create eggs in females and sperm in males. Chromosome reduction is needed to form an embryo with the same amount of information as the parents.
Society’s body cult can provoke sterility in those men that turn to steroids to increase their body mass.
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.
30% of couples that visit an assisted reproduction clinic have male fertility problems.
Testicule biopsy is the extraction of testituclar tissue to chech if there are focus of sperm production in the testicles.
Depending on the nature of the problem, male sterility may be due to several factors, such as: endocrine factors, testicular factors, post-testicular factors, and, finally, sperm factors.