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August 12, 2022

Semen retention: what is it, and can it improve fertility?

is semen retention healthy? Are there medical benefits to not ejaculating? Let’s look at the semen retention science connecting abstinence to fertility, testosterone levels, and overall health.
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August 3, 2022

How STIs affect male fertility

Let’s unpack what a sexually transmitted infection or disease might mean for your fertility; what to do if you have tested, or ever do test, positive; and how to protect your fertility.
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May 24, 2022

Vaccines and male fertility: Should I get vaccinated if I’m trying to conceive?

Can getting a vaccine affect male fertility? Let’s explore what the research says about how vaccines work and why they are deemed safe for those trying to conceive.
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May 14, 2022

Does masturbation affect fertility?

Advice on masturbation and fertility. Does frequent masturbation affect male fertility? How often should you masturbate when trying to conceive?
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May 10, 2022

Fatherhood after 40

Is 40 too old for men to have a baby? This article weighs up the pros, cons, and medical risks of having kids as an older father.
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May 1, 2022

Parkinson’s and male fertility

Read on to learn more about the potential effects of Parkinson’s disease on fertility as well as your options for conceiving a child if you’re living with the condition.
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April 22, 2022

Climate change and male fertility

There’s emerging evidence that climate change can negatively impact male fertility and sperm health. Let’s explore what the research says about how climate change may affect reproduction, other environmental effects on fertility, and steps you can take to stay healthy. 
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March 19, 2022

Trying to conceive with low testosterone

If a health professional has told you that you have low testosterone levels, you may be concerned about your fertility. But, how does low testosterone impact fertility? And what can you do to promote the best chances of conception?
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March 15, 2022

Klinefelter syndrome and fertility

Klinefelter syndrome is the most common human sex chromosome disorder, affecting one in 500 newborn males. Individuals with the disorder have an extra copy of the X chromosome in each cell of the body, presenting as an XXY genotype. Find out how and when Klinefelter syndrome is typically diagnosed, symptoms to watch out for, and fertility options to consider if you have Klinefelter syndrome.
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February 25, 2022

Does penis size affect fertility?

In 2021, a study published in Translational Andrology and Urology found a correlation between infertility and shorter “stretched penile length.” But is it really harder to get someone pregnant if you have a smaller penis? The short answer is no. The study needs more context — so let's delve into the connection between penis size and fertility a little further.
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February 15, 2022

Can icing the testicles really improve fertility?

Does icing your testicles increase fertility or improve sperm quality? Read more to find out what fertility experts have to say about cooling your balls.
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February 11, 2022

Post-vasectomy pain syndrome

Vasectomy is a permanent form of male birth control. Vasectomy is performed approximately 500,000 times in the US in any given year, making it a common procedure. Post-vasectomy pain syndrome, on the other hand, is rare — what is it, and why does it happen?
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