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After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

After what age does male fertility begin to decrease?

Probably does not: Male sperm quality as defined as fertilization and embryo quality at ivf seem unchanged in several studies. Other studies suggest that fertility may decline as early as 35-39. I believe much of the confusion arises over limited research and different definitions of male fertility. It would seem that while sperm counts decrease the quality does not until late age. Consult you doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility start to decline?

After what age does male fertility start to decline?

May not: Many men are fertile through their entire life. For others, fertility begins to decline with age, but there is usually no sudden drop off as there is with menopause in females. ...Read more

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After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

After what age does male fertility rate begin to decline?

No specific age: No specific age. It declines steadily but very slowly through a man's adult life. As a point of reference, a man is restricted from being a sperm donor at age 40. ...Read more

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Can male fertility decline with age?

Can male fertility decline with age?

Recent evidence, yes: Recent genome and population studies associate paternal age with autism, schizophrenia, and possibly cancer. Mice studies show decreased fertility with middle age and altered sperm genes. An english study showed that men>45 years needed 5x longer to achieve pregnancy with partner. Male age particularly becomes a factor when women are in late 30's. With ivf, pregnancy rates are less for men >50. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, until what age can a man have healthy children?

50+: Many men remain fertile well into their 50s and 60s. However, the risk for conceiving a child with some kinds of uncommon genetic disorders increases when the man is more than age 50. ...Read more

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With regard to male fertility, up to what age can a man have healthy offsprings?

Fertility: Since male gametes (sperm) are produced continuously throughout a man's life he can remain fertile throughout his lifetime. Women, on the other hand are born with all the gametes (eggs) they will ever have and stop maturing and releasing eggs at menopause. ...Read more

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With regards to male fertility, till what age can a man have healthy sperm?

With regards to male fertility, till what age can a man have healthy sperm?

Until he's dead: Men produce sperm from age until death. Quality and quantity may decline, but keep coming unless there is damage to the testicles, either through injury or disease. ...Read more

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Increase male fertility?

Increase male fertility?

See urologist: Management of "male infertility" depends on the nature and etiology of male infertility. For example, mildly decreased sperm count or severe (no sperm). There are several causes for having a low sperm count. Best to seek a urological evaluation to possibly determine the cause of an abnormal semen analysis. The etiology will determine the best option to correct the problem, if possible. ...Read more

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How is male fertility tested?

How is male fertility tested?

Semen Analysis: Best test is a semen analysis. Avoid ejaculation for a few days before the test so it is an accurate reflection of the sperm count. ...Read more

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How is male fertility measured?

Semen analysis: Semen is the fluid associated with the ejaculate. Semen contains sperm. Sperm can be counted and the quality assessed. These are the primary way to objectively assess fertility in a male. Other factors are important: chromosomes, presence / absence of certain sugars in the ejaculate, presence /absence of infection in the ejaculate; retrograde flow of sperm to the bladder can be a culprit. ...Read more

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Does exercise improve male fertility?

Moderate, yes: Moderate exercise is good for anyone trying to conceive. More severe forms of training at a competitive level can become a biological stress that can reduce fertility. ...Read more

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What are the tests for male fertility?

What are the tests for male fertility?

Semen Eval & bloods: The basic test is the semen analysis which is typically collected by masturbation into a sterile cup. This is best done in a specialized reproductive lab, as commercially done analyses are often not very reliable. Hormonal evaluation of testicular and pituitary hormones is also done, and in many cases a special physical examination to evaluate the testicles and scrotal sac (for varicose veins). ...Read more

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Is mental health related to male fertility?

Yes: Stress is a factor in sperm production and delivery. Stress centers in the brain reduce FSH and lh, the hormones that trigger sperm production. Stress reduces erection and ejaculation, a problem for sperm delivery. Stress reduction can improve these problems. ...Read more

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What are factors that affect male fertility?

What are factors that affect male fertility?

Many: Lack of sperm or azospermia can be due to either obstructive causes in the tract, from the testicle to the urethra, or from non-obstructive causes such as primary testicular dysfunction due to infection (mumps), history of surgery / trauma / chemo / radiation, or idiopathic (unknown). The biopsy should guide the next step in therapy as well as a hormonal panel, particularly fsh, sex chromosome. ...Read more

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What effect does diet have on male fertility?

What effect does diet have on male fertility?

Some: Antioxidants are becoming increasingly important in the integrity of sperm dna. Obesity, heavy alcohol use and smoking can all affect semen quality/quantity. ...Read more

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What suger level is dangerous for male fertility?

Depends: Fertility is not a function of blood sugars. However, people whose diabetes are not in good control can have problems with testosterone and erections. ...Read more

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When does male fertility depend on his medical history?

When does male fertility depend on his medical history?

Not always: 1/3 of infertility stems from "male factor." red flags in a man's history include mumps, fevers or a job environment with heat to the scrotum. Marijuana use lowers sperm count. However, men may be born with no vas deferens and not be making sperm but ejaculating with what looks normal. ...Read more

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What other factors that affect male fertility are there?

Other than what?: Many factors such as genetics, age, testosterone (minor factor), illness, medication, injury to the testicles, tobacco, alcohol, other toxins, radiation -- all can lower fertility. ...Read more

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Fertility (Definition)

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