Do Common Household Products Harm Male Fertility?
No one should in good conscience seek to avail themselves of a scientifically backed excuse to avoid housework, but with subprime fertility in men affecting more than a third of couples trying to have children, it’s wise to take every reasonable precaution to preserve the integrity of one’s fertility.
The Negative Impact of Smoking and Sperm Health
Smoking drastically impacts sperm count, motility, and morphology. We all know that smoking creates exceptional risks for our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco kills up to half of its users, killing more than 8 million people every year (of which 1.2 million die from complications due to secondhand smoke). In both … Continued
The Impact of Exercise on Sperm Health
Research indicates moderate exercise increases sperm production. It’s not a new concept, physical exercise is great for your health. Individuals who regularly exercise tend to live longer, healthier lives. Regular aerobic exercise, such as running, jogging, and swimming (to name a few), are linked to a long list of both mental and physical benefits. Physical … Continued
Will COVID-19 affect male fertility?
Why is Semen Testing So Important?
While fertility testing often starts with the female partner, it’s also necessary for the male partner to be tested as well. When a couple is struggling to get pregnant, both partners should be evaluated. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), infertility affects upwards of 15% of couples amounting to 48.5 million couples globally. Furthermore, … Continued
The Benefits of Home Sperm Testing
Starting a family is an exciting life milestone. However, conceiving is not always an effortless process. Infertility affects an estimated 15% of couples around the world. Traditionally, when we think of infertility we are often quick to conclude the difficulties lie with the woman. However, men are responsible for 20 – 30% of infertility cases … Continued
An Overview of Sperm Anatomy
Overview of Sperm Anatomy Sperm meets egg and makes a baby—it’s a simple equation you learned back in high school biology. But what is sperm? What are its components, and what are those components made of? Understanding the sperm anatomy is the first step toward understanding sperm health. Components of sperm anatomy Sperm is the … Continued