Next Steps: What to Do If You Find out You Have Crappy Sperm

Houston, we have a problem… an abnormal semen analysis can be both confusing and scary. Especially in cases where you find out that you have very few or no sperm at all. What should I do now? Is this fixable? Can I still become a father? The good news is that there are lots of things that doctors can do to correct medical causes of male infertility.

Sperm Motility

Motility is a standard measurement taken during a semen analysis. This article explains how sperm motility is measured, how many motile sperm are necessary for conception, causes of low motility and what men can try to do to improve sperm health

2017-02-13T23:19:57+00:00 Semen Analysis|50 Comments

Your Semen Analysis: Sperm Vitality

In its simplest form, sperm vitality is basically the percentage of living, healthy sperm in your semen. It's important to think of each sperm cell is a living thing, with an ability to move on its own and its own lifespan. In your testicles, these little guys have a lifespan of around 72 days. Once a sperm cell dies, it remains in the testicles for time and the body begins to break it down and reabsorb it.

The Basics of Semen pH

Is semen an acid or a base? Could your semen pH be impacting your fertility? Get the facts about semen pH and learn what you can do to improve it.

Your Semen Analysis: White Blood Cell Concentration

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.

How many sperm does it take to get pregnant?

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.

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