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.
In this episode of Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer, the doctors discuss the long term health effects of using steroids which can include permanent infertility.
Some mental health medication could be affecting your fertility and sperm production.
This article breaks down options for getting testosterone tested, what normal levels should be, causes of low T and next steps if your testosterone levels are low.
Soy is often thought to be a healthy alternative to other foods. Since soy is a plant-based protein, many assume it's a healthier option. However, certain chemicals contained in the soy plant can impact male fertility.
Sexually transmitted infections are more common that you may think. A recent report from the CDC shows that STIs are a growing problem with a record number of new infections reported in 2013. Learn the facts and how to stay safe.
Responsible for kicking off a long chain of events that spurs sperm production, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is the best hormonal indicator of the testicle’s ability to produce sperm and a primary hormone to be measured in the evaluation of male fertility.
What is a white blood cell and why does your semen analysis measure white blood cell concentration? If sperm cells are the quarterbacks of baby-making, white blood cells are like your offensive linemen.
An important precursor to Testosterone, Luteinizing Hormone (LH) is critical for sperm and testosterone production. It is one of the best predictors of overall testicular function and is a key hormone that should be measured during any evaluation of male fertility.
There's a lot of mythology around penis length. If a guy's feet are a certain size, his race, his height, even his personality, all of these are claimed by [...]
An in-depth look at how sperm production is measured, what causes a low sperm count, how many sperm it takes to make a baby and what men can do to improve sperm production.
A number of disorders that impact the male reproductive system do not have any symptoms beyond reduced fertility.
Prolactinemia, including hyperprolactinemia, is a common cause of hypogonadism, low sperm count and male infertility.