Infertility in the couple is diagnosed after a year trying to conceive without success. It can be male or female infertility, or a combination of both.
When a couple has been trying to conceive for over a year with no luck, they should visit a fertility clinic in order to find the reason why they cannot achieve pregnancyu and to treat any possible problems.
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 […]
Male infertility may have several causes, analysed according to its origin − before the formation of the gametes −, during the formation of the sperms or during ejaculation.
Antisperm antibodies are the main cause of immunologically induced infertility. They may be found in the sperm, in the seminal plasma and cervical mucus.
30% of couples that visit an assisted reproduction clinic have male fertility problems.
This kind of infertility is due to testicular problems, which cause difficulties in the process of spermatogenesis (the process in which sperm is produced).
Gonal-f is administered to the woman in assisted reproduction in order to lead to ovarian cycle stimulation. It can have some side effects or consequences.
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.