A visit to the fertility clinic does not have to be a daunting experience. Here's a brief overview about what to expect if you decide to visit a specialist.
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.
Androvia Cap Score is a new sperm function test that measures signals on the cell that control capacitation (or the sperm's ability to fertilize an egg).
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.
There have been a number of apps developed over the past few years to help women track their cycles as part of an effort to try to conceive, but now, there's an app made just for men on the journey to fatherhood.
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.
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.
Generally, men don't like going to the doctor. It's like going to a mechanic, calling a plumber or asking for directions. Asking for help is hard, especially when it concerns something you feel you [...]
Talking to your doctor about testicular pain can be awkward and difficult. This article provides some advice to help you get the most out of your visit.
Semen analysis results can be confusing. This article explains each parameter measured, what's normal and potential reasons for abnormalities.