Tag: testosterone


Cryptorchidism and fertility

Cryptorchidism or hidden testicle consists of no descending testicle or testicles to scrotal bag, where they should be located at birth. The descent occurs normally in the first year of life, if not, it is corrected with surgery.

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Achieving pregnancy with varicocele

Varicocele and infertility

The term varicocele is used to refer to the dilation of the vessels of the spermatic cord (that irrigate the testicle), and is produced when the valves of these veins prevent the blood from flowing correctly, provoking an increase in the temperature, which is harmful for the process of spermatogenesis (spermatozoa formation), and that results […]

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Study about semen and obesity

Higher number of leptin receptors

With this study what is intended is to analyze the effects that obesiy produces in fertility. It’s been proved that male with a high body mass index present seminal alterations due to their high weight.

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Sertoli cell-only syndrome

Male infertility

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.

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Therapy with testosterone

This hormone is known as the basic and main hormone present in men, since it plays a central role in the development of the male reproductive system and it’s permanence during life.

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Kallman syndrome

The Kallam syndrome

Kallman Syndrome is caused by an insufficient production of GnRH hormone (gonadotropin-releasing hormone). This hormone takes over the release of hormones that are essential for the proper functioning of the body.

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