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 [...]
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.
In this episode of Urologist Nerds Drinking Beer, the doctors discuss the long term health effects of using steroids which can include permanent infertility.
Some mental health medication could be affecting your fertility and sperm production.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A number of disorders that impact the male reproductive system do not have any symptoms beyond reduced fertility.
Prolactinemia, including hyperprolactinemia, is a common cause of hypogonadism, low sperm count and male infertility.
You’ve heard of “shooting blanks” – this is where your semen contains little or no sperm. Retrograde ejaculation takes it a step further – this is a condition where a man “shoots nothing at all”.
The human genome is the complete set of instructions for building a human. It is made up of 23 pair of chromosomes which each have somewhere between 500 – 5,000 [...]