What is the Prostate? A quick primer on prostate health

Sometimes bigger isn’t better. Enlarged prostate is one of the most common health issues facing men today. But the prostate is also one of the most important parts of a man’s reproductive system. To understand what can go wrong and what to look out for, let’s first understand what the prostate does and why you want to take care of it.

Treating Low T: Sperm Friendly Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) is incredibly powerful for relieving symptoms of low T, but it has a well known side effect of shutting down sperm production. Luckily, there are a number of alternative medications that have been shown to be effective at boosting T levels while maintaining and in some cases even boosting sperm counts.

More than meets the eye: epigenetic testing for male fertility

Semen analysis is often the first test recommended by doctors to access a man's fertility. But sometimes, even if the semen analysis comes back normal, there are molecular issues with sperm that can reduce your chances of conception or hinder development of embyros. It can help better diagnose unexplained infertility or better inform success rates for IVF.

Biology of Reproduction: The Epigenetics of Sperm

If DNA is the cookbook that cells can use to "build" your body, epigenetics is the cook that helps the body read and mix together our genetic recipe. Epigenetics is the study of how external and environmental factors can impact our DNA’s gene expression without changing the DNA itself. New research shows that epigenetic markers on sperm can assess risk for male factor infertility and poor embryo development.

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