Clomid, generically known as clomiphene citrate, is often a first line drug to help induce ovulation in women. It is also commonly prescribed to men to treat infertility and low T. This article summarizes what Clomid is, how it works and when it is most likely to be effective as a fertility treatment for men.
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.
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.
An interview with Dr. Eric Seaman about the side effects of Clomid -- the good and the bad. Learn more about how this drug impacts your fertility and overall health.
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.
Prolactinemia, including hyperprolactinemia, is a common cause of hypogonadism, low sperm count and male infertility.
Klinefelter Syndrome, also called XXY syndrome, is a genetic condition where boys are born with an extra x-chromosome, leading to fertility complications.
There are a lot of reasons why sperm goes awol. Sometimes its an issue of mis-firing the gun and others because there aren’t any bullets to load. The first step is to figure out the underlying issue, then to put together a plan for how to fix it.
Increasing numbers of men are looking to Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) as a way of restoring the glory days. Feeling younger and stronger. Is testosterone a fad or a silver bullet to restoring a man's health?