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Sperm donation has, for many men, been a way to help someone conceive a child while earning a little extra money on the side. The sperm donation landscape is changing fast, and adult donor-conceived people are starting to speak up about their experiences and feelings on the internet, big time. Now more than ever, it [...]
Did you know that around 90 percent of male infertility is caused by a sperm quality or sperm count problem? Around half of all cases of infertility and sub-fertility are due to a low sperm count. In some of these cases, sperm count can be increased naturally to the point that the man will be [...]
It’s not fair, many women whose biological clocks are ticking thinking to themselves, that men just keep on being fertile — often into old age! From the time boys start puberty, they just keep on making those swimmers. That’s not entirely true. A man’s sperm count tends to decrease a bit with age. And, just [...]
Women that are trying to conceive will normally have many questions which she may want to address with her medical professional. One of those questions could be her chances of getting pregnant from precum? First, it is important to understand exactly what the term means.
There are several types of testicular trauma, and most of them are on the long term harmless. However, there are few that can have potentially dangerous consequences. Testicles do not have the protection of muscles and bones as most of our other organs do – testicles are located within the scrotum, which hangs outside of [...]
Have you ever wondered how much damage pesticides, solvents and other chemicals have on our health? They are practically present in our everyday lives: while we eat – pesticides are found in absolutely every vegetable, fruit, grain and meat, while we clean: chemicals in cleaning products etc. Science claims people are generally exposed to low [...]
It is no surprise to find out that radiation and other toxic substances negatively affect sperm, whether the radiation and toxic substance come from war environment or not. It is very interesting thought hat testes are comparing to other human organs very sensitive to radiation because exposure to radiation affects the production of sperm aka [...]
Often sperm health was associated with having hot tubs, visiting saunas, cycling, working with computer in your lap.. there is a reason why: heat. In humans and other mammals sperm production is in close connection with temperature in the testicles: when the testicles are approximately 2-4 oC below body temperature this is the time the [...]
IUI or intrauterine insemination is also called artificial insemination and is a process performed using a thin, small catheter which is inserted into the cervix of a female and injecting washed sperm into the uterus. The procedure does not generally take much time to complete and depending upon what types of infertility issues a couple [...]
Vitrification of embryos is a relatively new technique that enables better preservation of eggs. Vitrification is a part of cryopreservation which is a process of freezing tissue or cells in order to preserve it for the future. Current technology is advanced enough to enable freezing cells, such as sperm cells or embryos. Vitrification is as [...]