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Male Factor Infertility Diagnosis and Treatment: What You Need to Know

Posted in Male Fertility | Tagged Male infertility, Male infertility testing, Male infertility treatment May 24, 2017

You may be surprised the learn that male-factor fertility is just as common in overall infertility cases as female-factor fertility. In fact, one-third of fertility cases are attributed equally to males and females, with the remaining third classified as “unexplained” infertility. Women have become so used to assuming that they are solely responsible for the inability to conceive that they will rea…

Myths and Facts about Male Fertility

Posted in Male Fertility, Our Newsletter: Conceivable Solutions | Tagged facts male fertility, male age fertility, male fertility, male fertility boxers briefs, myths male fertility, sperm levels, vasectomy, vasectomy reversal April 11, 2013

Sometimes it can be difficult to know the difference between fiction and fact. We've addressed some of the more common male fertility myths below: MYTH: Wearing briefs causes infertility. FACT: While underwear choices don’t play a role in fertility, heat does. Restrictive clothing that increases body temperature can have a negative impact on sperm. Testicles hang outside the body for a r…

The Male Factor: Fertility Testing and Treatment

Posted in General, Male Fertility, Our Newsletter: Conceivable Solutions | Tagged low sperm count, low sperm motility, male factor fertility, male fertility testing, male fertility tests, no sperm count, sperm count, sperm count test April 11, 2013

Testing for a male factor fertility problem typically starts with a semen analysis. Semen will need to be provided to the lab in a sterile container provided by your doctor. Many labs allow at-home collection for privacy, as long as the sample is transported to the lab (and kept warm, by keeping the cup in your waistband or underarm) within an hour. Many labs offer private on-site collection…

The Male Factor: What You Should Know When You’re Trying to Conceive

Posted in General, Male Fertility, Our Newsletter: Conceivable Solutions | Tagged male factor fertility, male fertility signs, male fertility symptoms, male fertility testing April 11, 2013

When you’ve been trying to conceive for longer than you anticipated, you should turn to your doctor. While many pregnancies are achieved with little or no medical assistance, many couples do have difficulty and seeing your OB/GYN early in the game is your best bet for reassurance, or for the recommendation to see a fertility specialist sooner. While you may be inclined to dance your way back to y…

Fertility Treatment Options Beyond IVF

Posted in General, Male Fertility, Our Newsletter: Conceivable Solutions, Ovulation | Tagged clomid, clomiphene citrate, fertility testing, fertility treatment options, hormones fertility, hsg, intrauterine insemination, iui, ivf alternatives, ovulation fertility April 16, 2013

Thinking Outside the Petri Dish When most people hear the words “fertility treatments” they think of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and hormone injections - with good reason. Over the past decade IVF has become increasingly popular as the technology has advanced at lightning speed and made headlines with an impressive 50% success rate in women under 35, the ability to test embryos for genetic dis…