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.
Are my sperm weird looking? Morphology is one of the most confusing measurements taken during a semen analysis the morphology. Learn how sperm shape is measured, what's normal, what's not, why it matters and what can cause abnormally shaped sperm.
What does normal semen look like? Is it better to have thick or thin semen? We've got the answers to your questions and what it could mean for your health.
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.
The simple, but important answer is 1. So, why do men make so many sperm? For men, fertility is a number's game. The more sperm, the better the odds. Learn about the research that has been done on the correlation of sperm count to pregnancy rates.
Getting hit in the balls is a pain that is practically legendary. That's because it's not quite like any other pain you experience. It's a combination of blinding pain, often followed by waves of nausea. With many guys, the pain makes sense: the balls are naturally sensitive and getting [...]
“Low T” means Low Testosterone levels. Low T is the latest health epidemic to affect American men, at least according to the multiple, million-dollar advertising campaigns you see on TV, hear on the radio and see in the glossy magazines.
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 society to be indicative of someone's penis size. But for all of this discussion about size, who's got what and how to [...]