Causes & Conditions

Anabolic Steroids & Testicular Atrophy: Why your balls shrink when you use steroids

Steroids (often called anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) or anabolic steroids) are becoming more popular among recreational and non-professional power athletes. It is estimated that there are approximately three million steroid users [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|

Treating Low T: Sperm Friendly Alternatives to Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT)

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.

By |May 25th, 2017|

Does Soy Impact Male Fertility?

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.

By |May 29th, 2016|

Understanding Blood Test Results: Normal FSH levels in men

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.

By |March 25th, 2016|

Understanding Blood Test Results: Normal LH levels for Men

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.

By |October 27th, 2015|

Oligospermia: Low Sperm Count

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.

By |July 28th, 2015|
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