Men's Fertility

Understanding Men's Fertility

The Basics
Sperm Health
Vasectomies
Improving Fertility
Coping with Infertility

The Basics

Males in the armed forces receive little support for infertility problems, but that's changing.

An underactive thyroid could lead to sexual dysfunction and infertility.

Misbeliefs about fertility—and a man's role in it—persist, despite the information available.

Certain medications—even ones given to you by your doctor—can negatively impact sperm health.

Vasectomies

So why isn't the procedure for men brought up more often in the fight for reproductive rights?

Don't let these false assumptions affect your option to undergo a relatively simple procedure.

'The snip' is safe and highly effective, but like other procedures, it comes with minor risks.

Urologists explain what men can expect from a procedure no one should choose hastily.

Sperm Health

Essentially a natural lubricant, the fluid may contain sperm and can carry infections.

I gave samples but was rejected. Why? And why isn't there more regulation of sperm banks?

At-home test kits give basic information, but lab tests are better when fertility matters.

Simply put, extreme fitness can negatively affect fertility, but it's complicated—and fixable.

Factors in Fertility

A thyroid disorder is often an overlooked cause of infertility issues in men.

Improving Fertility

Two recent studies suggest the drink can increase sperm concentration and motility.

If you have celiac disease and are having trouble conceiving, a new diet might help your odds.

You can't always prevent fertility problems, but you can avoid some of the risk factors.

Men make up one-third of infertility cases. Here’s what they can be doing to turn that around.

Coping with Infertility

Many couples face secondary infertility while trying to grow their families—but why?

The procedure retrieves sperm directly from the testes tissue of men with azoospermia.

Freezing testicular tissue is developing as an option for prepubescent boys—and some adults.

Testosterone supplements are not the solution when sperm production is the problem.